The family, medical decision-making, and biotechnology : critical reflections on Asian moral perspectives / editor, Shui Chuen Lee. - Dordrecht : Springer, c2007. - 1 online resource (xii, 220 p.) - Springer Philosophy and medicine ; v. 91 . - Philosophy and medicine ; v. 91. .

"This book grows out from the proceedings of the Third International Conference of Bioethics on The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Human Pluri-potent Stem Cells held on June 24-28, 2002 and the Fourth International Conferences of Bioethics on Biotechnology, Family and Community on June 24-26, 2004 at National Central University and National Taiwan University, Taiwan."--P. xi.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Medicine and the biomedical technologies in the context of Asian perspectives / Confucian familism and its bioethical implications / The family in transition and in authority: the impact of biotechnology / Family life, bioethics and Confucianism / The moral ground of truth telling guideline development: the choice between autonomy and paternalism / Truth telling to the sick and dying in a traditional Chinese culture / On relational autonomy: from feminist critique to Confucian model for clinical practice / Regulating sex selection in a patriarchal society: lessons from Taiwan / Modern biotechnology and the postmodern family / The ethics of human embryonic stem cell research and the interests of the family / Regulations for human embryonic stem cell research in East Asian countries: a Confucian critique / Stem cell research: an Islamic perspective / Why Western culture, unlike Confucian culture, is so concerned about embryonic stem cell research: the Christian roots of the difference / Confucian healthcare system in Singapore: a family-oriented approach to financial sustainability / Respect for the elderly and family responsibility: Confucian response to the old age allowance policy in Hong Kong / Is Singapore's health care system congruent with Confucianism? / Shui Chuen Lee and Justin Ho -- Ruiping Fan -- H. Tristram Engelhardt -- Stephen A. Erickson -- Shuh-Jen Sheu -- Stephen Wear -- Shui Chuen Lee -- Wenmay Rei -- Leonardo D. De Castro -- Ruiping Fan -- A Confucian evaluation of embryonic stem cell research and the moral status of human embryos / Shui Chuen Lee -- Hon Chung Wong -- Sahin Aksoy, Abdurrahman Elmali and Anwar Nasim -- H. Tristram Engelhardt -- Kris Su Hui Teo -- Erika H.Y. Yu -- Justin Ho.

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Medical ethics--Asia--Congresses.
Medical ethics--Cross-cultural studies--Congresses.
Bioethics--Asia--Congresses.
Families--Asia--Cross-cultural studies.
Biotechnology--Moral and ethical aspects.
Genetic engineering--Moral and ethical aspects.

R725.5 / .F24 2002