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Frontiers in Bioethics By John Loike
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This book presents innovative new approaches to bioethics.
Bioethics and Population By Sam Vaknin
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Issues in the ethics and practice of demography and bioengineering - population control, the right to life, cloning, and abortion.
Science-Based Bioethics By John Loike, Ruth Fischbach
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This book has two primary aims, to analyze how advancing scientific discoveries uncover or elicit bioethical concerns and challenges and to provide the essential scientific background and bioethical... More > information that allows scientists, healthcare professionals and clinical researchers to better comprehend, appreciate and address the complex bioethical dilemmas that our society confronts.< Less
Bioethics & Climate Change By Andi Bowe
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A bioethical journey in painting and pictures in & through the 20th Century.
Bioethics and Medical Issues in Literature By Mahala Yates Stripling
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Many of the bioethical and medical issues challenging society today have been anticipated and addressed in literature ranging from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Albert Camus’s The Plague, to... More > Margaret Edson's Wit. The ten works of fiction explored in this book stimulate lively dialogue on topics like bioterrorism, cloning, organ transplants, obesity and heart disease, sexually transmitted diseases, and civil and human rights. This interdisciplinary and multicultural approach introducing literature across the curricula helps students master medical and bioethical concepts brought about by advances in science and technology, bringing philosophy into the world of science.< Less
Abortion: The Legal, Medical, and Bioethical Perspectives By Stephen John Shroyer M.D.
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A book which covers the Legal, including history, Medical,and Bioethical perspectives on the issue of abortion. An in depth medical presentation.
The Bioethics of Drug Intervention and Live-Food Therapy By James C. Tibbetts
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This book is a historical review of the literature on the topic of bioethics of pharmaceutical drug intervention in medicine. It has sections from various books on this topic by experts in the... More > field. Drugs are the nuber one cause of death in medicine.< Less
From Bench to Bedside, to Track & Field By Silvia Camporesi
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What is it to talk about gene transfer, gene therapy, and gene doping? Is choosing deafness with preimplantation genetic diagnosis an ethical way to carry on a cultural bloodline? What are the... More > ethical and social implications of genetic testing to identify precocious talents? Should sponsors be held responsible for the doping behaviours of their athletes? These are only some of the questions that Dr. Silvia Camporesi addresses in this book, through a contextual, bottom up approach based on real-world ethical dilemmas. This book represents a unique contribution to the debate on enhancement technologies as it spans from the bench of molecular biology where the technologies are being developed, to the bedside of a clinical trial where they are used for selective reproduction or for first-in-human gene therapy studies, to the track & field where they are being applied to enhance human athletic performance.< Less
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by British author Mary Shelley about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific... More > experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was nineteen, and the novel was published when she was twenty-one. The first edition was published anonymously in London in 1818. Shelley's name appears on the second edition, published in France in 1823. Frankenstein is infused with some elements of the Gothic novel and the Romantic movement and is also considered to be one of the earliest examples of science fiction. Brian Aldiss has argued that it should be considered the first true science fiction story, because unlike in previous stories with fantastical elements resembling those of later science fiction, the central character "makes a deliberate decision" and "turns to modern experiments in the laboratory" to achieve fantastic results.< Less
The World will Fight to stop Abortion until it sees Abortion. By Susanna Magdalene Flavius
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Warning: Images of Aborted Babies. Encouraged by Priests for Life, The Center For Bio-Ethical Reform, and Human Life International.