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Bio-ethics books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Bio-ethics category. Presented with a red border are the Bio-ethics books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Resurrecting Extinct Species Ethics and Authenticity by Douglas Ian Campbell, Patrick Michael Whittle Resurrecting Extinct Species Ethics and Authenticity
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This book is about the philosophy of de-extinction. To make an extinct species `de-extinct' is to resurrect it by creating new organisms of the same, or similar, appearance and genetics. The book describes current attempts to resurrect three species, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Islamic Bioethics: Current Issues And Challenges by Alireza Bagheri, Khalid Abdulla Al-Ali Islamic Bioethics: Current Issues And Challenges
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Islamic Bioethics presents a wide variety of perspectives and debates on how Islamic societies deal with the ethical dilemmas raised by biomedicine and new technologies.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Ethics of Choosing Children by Simon Reader The Ethics of Choosing Children

This book takes the contentious issue of designer babies and argues against the liberal eugenic current of bioethics that commends the logic and choice regimes of selective reproduction.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

A Guide to Bioethics by Emmanuel A. (Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA) Kornyo A Guide to Bioethics
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Solving intractable biotechnological questions of evolution, medicine, and genetics is now easier due to methods permitting the rapid analysis of molecular sequence data. These advances have exposed ethical and policy concerns. How would genomic information be used and by whom?...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

A Guide to Bioethics by Emmanuel A. (Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA) Kornyo A Guide to Bioethics
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Solving intractable biotechnological questions of evolution, medicine, and genetics is now easier due to methods permitting the rapid analysis of molecular sequence data. These advances have exposed ethical and policy concerns. How would genomic information be used and by whom?...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Making a Case for Stricter Abortion Laws by Henrik Friberg-Fernros Making a Case for Stricter Abortion Laws

This book questions how abortion laws can be regulated in a time when abortion rights are still subject to intense debate.It addresses objections to basing abortion law on considerations of moral risk, presents two anti-abortion arguments - the deprivation argument...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/07/2017

The Skill of End-of-Life Communication for Clinicians Getting to the Root of the Ethical Dilemma by Kathleen Benton The Skill of End-of-Life Communication for Clinicians Getting to the Root of the Ethical Dilemma

The ethical undertone in this text provides a perfect opening for application in healthcare ethics classes, both in fields of public health and healthcare.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2017

A Revised Consent Model for the Transplantation of Face and Upper Limbs: Covenant Consent by James L. Benedict A Revised Consent Model for the Transplantation of Face and Upper Limbs: Covenant Consent

This book supports the emerging field of vascularized composite allotransplantation (VCA) for face and upper-limb transplants by providing a revised, ethically appropriate consent model which takes into account what is actually required of facial and upper extremity transplant recipients.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

Coming Soon

Ethical Challenges in Science Dilemmas, Misconduct, Plagiarism, Improvements by Klaus Petritsch Ethical Challenges in Science Dilemmas, Misconduct, Plagiarism, Improvements


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

Body, Soul and Bioethics by Gilbert C. Meilaender Body, Soul and Bioethics

This text examines how bioethics has developed over the last 25 years and reconsiders some of its central concepts and arguments. The author seeks to redirect bioethical discussion away from its current focus on public policy, back toward questions of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Remaking Life & Death Toward an Anthropology of the Biosciences by Sarah Franklin Remaking Life & Death Toward an Anthropology of the Biosciences

The boundaries of life now occupy a place of central concern among biological anthropologists. Because of the centrality of the modern biological definition of life to Euro-American medicine and anthropology, the definition of life itself and its contestation exemplify competing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Ethics of Reproductive Genetics Between Utility, Principles, and Virtues by Marta Soniewicka The Ethics of Reproductive Genetics Between Utility, Principles, and Virtues

This book is aimed at analyzing the foundations of medical ethics by considering different moral theories and their implications for judgments in clinical practice and policy-making.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2018

Religious Perspectives on Social Responsibility in Health Towards a Dialogical Approach by Joseph Tham Religious Perspectives on Social Responsibility in Health Towards a Dialogical Approach

This book discuss the meaning and implications of the social and ethical implications of the notion of social responsibility in healthcare in six major world religions - Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, & Judaism.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/03/2018

Choosing Down Syndrome Ethics and New Prenatal Testing Technologies by Chris (Associate Professor of Bioethics, Memorial University of Newfoundland) Kaposy Choosing Down Syndrome Ethics and New Prenatal Testing Technologies
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An argument that more people should have children with Down syndrome, written from a pro-choice, disability-positive perspective.The rate at which parents choose to terminate a pregnancy when prenatal tests indicate that the fetus has Down syndrome is between 60 and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2018

Introduction to Bioethics by John A. Bryant, John F. Searle Introduction to Bioethics
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Provides comprehensive, yet concise coverage of the broad field of bioethics, dealing with the scientific, medical, social, religious, political and international concerns This book offers complete information about all aspects of bioethics and its role in our world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2018

Introduction to Bioethics by John A. Bryant, John F. Searle Introduction to Bioethics
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Provides comprehensive, yet concise coverage of the broad field of bioethics, dealing with the scientific, medical, social, religious, political and international concerns This book offers complete information about all aspects of bioethics and its role in our world.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2018

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Veterinary Ethics Navigating Tough Cases by Siobhan Mullan, Anne Fawcett, Sean Wensley Veterinary Ethics Navigating Tough Cases
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Veterinary Ethics presents a range of ethical scenarios that veterinarians and other allied animal health professionals may face in practice. The scenarios discussed are not only exceptional cases with potentially significant consequences, but often less dramatic everyday situations
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

Social Freezing Die Moglichkeiten Der Modernen Fortpflanzungsmedizin Und Die Ethische Kontroverse by Katrin Van Der Ven Social Freezing Die Moglichkeiten Der Modernen Fortpflanzungsmedizin Und Die Ethische Kontroverse


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/05/2017

Life and Death Decisions in the Clinical Setting Moral decision making through dialogic consensus by Terry Lovat, Terence Lovat, Paul Walker Life and Death Decisions in the Clinical Setting Moral decision making through dialogic consensus
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This book moves away from the frameworks that have traditionally guided ethical decision-making in the Western clinical setting, towards an inclusive, non-coercive and, reflective dialogic approach to moral decision-making.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2017

Animal Experimentation A Guide to the Issues by Vaughan (Australian Catholic University, North Sydney) Monamy Animal Experimentation A Guide to the Issues
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This updated third edition is an essential overview for teachers and students in medical and biological sciences, and for those who conduct animal-based research.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2017

Animal Experimentation A Guide to the Issues by Vaughan (Australian Catholic University, North Sydney) Monamy Animal Experimentation A Guide to the Issues
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This updated third edition is an essential overview for teachers and students in medical and biological sciences, and for those who conduct animal-based research.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/02/2017

Epigenetics Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects by Reinhard Heil Epigenetics Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects

Modern epigenetics unites scientists from life sciences, organic chemistry as well as computer and engineering sciences to find an answer to the question of how environmental influences can have a lasting effect on gene expression, maybe even into the next...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2017

Empirical Bioethics Theoretical and Practical Perspectives by Jonathan Ives Empirical Bioethics Theoretical and Practical Perspectives

This volume brings together key researchers in empirical bioethics, presenting a range of theoretical and practical perspectives on methodology.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/12/2016

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