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The Birth of Bioethics

The Birth of Bioethics( )
Author: Jonsen, Albert R.
Publication Date:Jun 1998
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $52.00
Book Description:

Bioethics represents a dramatic revision of the centuries-old ethics that governed the behavior of physicians and their relationships with patients. Those ethics were challenged in the years after World War II by remarkable advances in biomedical science and medicine that raised questionsabout the definition of death, the use of life-support systems, organ transplantation, and reproductive manipulation. In response, philosophers and theologians, lawyers and social scientists joined...
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Detailed Subjects: Medical / Ethics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.4 x 9.3 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.87 Pounds

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