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A Companion to Bioethics.

By: Kuhse, Helga.
Contributor(s): Singer, Peter.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Blackwell Companions to Philosophy: Publisher: Bognor Regis : Wiley, 2013Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (699 p.).ISBN: 9781444345407.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Companion to BioethicsDDC classification: 174.2 LOC classification: R724.C616 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Series; Title page; Copyright; Dedication; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Part I: Introduction; 1 What Is Bioethics? A Historical Introduction; Medical Ethics; Nursing Ethics; Bioethics; References; Part II: Questions About Bioethics; 2 Ethical Theory and Bioethics; Case Studies and Mid-level Principles; Justifying the Choice of an Ethical Theory; References; Further reading; 3 Culture and Bioethics; What Is Culture?; Bioethics Today: Present Realities; The Universality of Bioethics; The Challenge of Transcultural Bioethics; Practice; Principles and Rules
Cultural Imperialism and Value AbsolutismCultural Pluralism and Value Relativism; Transculturalism and the Idea of Shared Values; References; Further reading; 4 Gender and Bioethics; Feminism and Gender; Gender and Health Care; Gender and Ethics; Moral Persons and Moral Deliberation; Bioethical Self-reflection; References; Further reading; 5 Religion and Bioethics; Problems and Arguments; Religion and Bioethics: A Distinctive Contribution?; Religion, Bioethics, and Liberal Society; References; Further reading; 6 Law and Bioethics; Law; Morality; From Morality to Law; From Law to Morality
Converging Law and MoralityDiverging Law and Morality: Beyond the Liberal Model; References; Further reading; Part III: Ethical Approaches; 7 A Principle-based Approach; The Variety of Principle-based Approaches; Connecting General Principles to Particular Judgments about Cases; Critiques; References; Further reading; 8 Exceptionless Rule Approaches; The Idea of an Exceptionless Moral Norm; The Role of Exceptionless Precepts in Moral Thinking; Exceptionless Rules and Consequentialism; The Casuistry of Exceptionless Rule Approaches; References; 9 A Utilitarian Approach; References
10 A Virtue Ethics ApproachThe Rise of Virtue Ethics; Essential Features of Virtue Ethics; Virtue Ethics Approaches to Bioethics; Criticisms of Virtue Ethics; Conclusion; References; Further reading; 11 A Care Approach; One Model of Care Ethics; An Overview of Care Ethics; Care and Other Moral Perspectives; Care and Bioethics; Conclusion; References; Further reading; 12 A Case Approach; Top-down vs Bottom-up; Core Elements of Casuistical Analysis; Advantages of a Casuistical Approach; Objections and Replies; Conclusion; References; Further reading
Part IV: Before Birth: Issues Involving Embryos and Fetuses13 Personhood; Basic Moral Principles and the Concept of a Person; Human Persons and Human Organisms; The Concept of a Person and the Wrongness of Killing; What Makes Something a Person?; Is Personhood a Matter of Degree?; Is Potential Personhood Morally Significant?; Is Species Membership Morally Significant?; The Moral Status of Human Embryos, Fetuses, and Newborn Infants; Summing Up: Ethics and the Concept of a Person; References; 14 Abortion; The Arguments for the Freedom to Choose; Fetal Life and Humanity
The Argument from Fetal Potential
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Contents; Series; Title page; Copyright; Dedication; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Part I: Introduction; 1 What Is Bioethics? A Historical Introduction; Medical Ethics; Nursing Ethics; Bioethics; References; Part II: Questions About Bioethics; 2 Ethical Theory and Bioethics; Case Studies and Mid-level Principles; Justifying the Choice of an Ethical Theory; References; Further reading; 3 Culture and Bioethics; What Is Culture?; Bioethics Today: Present Realities; The Universality of Bioethics; The Challenge of Transcultural Bioethics; Practice; Principles and Rules

Cultural Imperialism and Value AbsolutismCultural Pluralism and Value Relativism; Transculturalism and the Idea of Shared Values; References; Further reading; 4 Gender and Bioethics; Feminism and Gender; Gender and Health Care; Gender and Ethics; Moral Persons and Moral Deliberation; Bioethical Self-reflection; References; Further reading; 5 Religion and Bioethics; Problems and Arguments; Religion and Bioethics: A Distinctive Contribution?; Religion, Bioethics, and Liberal Society; References; Further reading; 6 Law and Bioethics; Law; Morality; From Morality to Law; From Law to Morality

Converging Law and MoralityDiverging Law and Morality: Beyond the Liberal Model; References; Further reading; Part III: Ethical Approaches; 7 A Principle-based Approach; The Variety of Principle-based Approaches; Connecting General Principles to Particular Judgments about Cases; Critiques; References; Further reading; 8 Exceptionless Rule Approaches; The Idea of an Exceptionless Moral Norm; The Role of Exceptionless Precepts in Moral Thinking; Exceptionless Rules and Consequentialism; The Casuistry of Exceptionless Rule Approaches; References; 9 A Utilitarian Approach; References

10 A Virtue Ethics ApproachThe Rise of Virtue Ethics; Essential Features of Virtue Ethics; Virtue Ethics Approaches to Bioethics; Criticisms of Virtue Ethics; Conclusion; References; Further reading; 11 A Care Approach; One Model of Care Ethics; An Overview of Care Ethics; Care and Other Moral Perspectives; Care and Bioethics; Conclusion; References; Further reading; 12 A Case Approach; Top-down vs Bottom-up; Core Elements of Casuistical Analysis; Advantages of a Casuistical Approach; Objections and Replies; Conclusion; References; Further reading

Part IV: Before Birth: Issues Involving Embryos and Fetuses13 Personhood; Basic Moral Principles and the Concept of a Person; Human Persons and Human Organisms; The Concept of a Person and the Wrongness of Killing; What Makes Something a Person?; Is Personhood a Matter of Degree?; Is Potential Personhood Morally Significant?; Is Species Membership Morally Significant?; The Moral Status of Human Embryos, Fetuses, and Newborn Infants; Summing Up: Ethics and the Concept of a Person; References; 14 Abortion; The Arguments for the Freedom to Choose; Fetal Life and Humanity

The Argument from Fetal Potential

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Helga Kuhse is Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for Human Bioethics, Monash University, Australia. She is the author, co-author or editor of more than 150 professional articles and some 15 books, including Bioethics: An Anthology (co-edited with Peter Singer, Second Edition, Blackwell, 2006).nbsp;nbsp; <p> Peter Singer is Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne. He is the author, co-author, or editor of more than forty books, including Animal Liberation (first published in 1975), widely credited with triggering the modern animal-rights movement, Practical Ethics (Third Edition, 2011), In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave (Blackwell, 2005), The Moral of the Story: An Anthology of Ethics Through Literature (co-edited with Renata Singer, Blackwell, 2004) and The Life You Can Save (2009). He was the founding president of the International Association of Bioethics, and in 2005, Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.</p>

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