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Bioethics: An Introduction for the Biosciences

Out of Print
By: Ben Mepham
386 pages, 30 illus
Bioethics: An Introduction for the Biosciences
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  • Bioethics: An Introduction for the Biosciences ISBN: 9780199267156 Paperback May 2005 Out of Print #148839
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Introduces students to the nature of bioethics and ethical theory. The book goes on to lead students through a broad range of bioethical issues relating to people, animals, and food, before concluding with an overview of bioethics in practice.


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PREFACE: HOW TO USE THIS BOOK; LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS; PART 1 THE THEORETICAL BACKGROUND TO BIOETHICS; 1. The Nature of Bioethics; 2. Theories of Ethics; 3. A Framework for Ethical Analysis; PART 2 BIOETHICS AND HUMAN FUTURES; 4. The Haves and the Have-Nots; 5. A Time to be Born?; 6. Reproductive Choices; PART 3 BIOETHICS AND ANIMALS; 7. Human Uses of Animals; 8. Experiments on Animals; 9. Animals and Modern Biotechnology; PART 4 BIOETHICS, PLANTS AND THE ENVIRONMENT; 10. The First Generation of GM Crops; 11. Dietary Futures; 12. Environmental Sustainability; PART 5 BIOETHICS IN PRACTICE; 13. Risk, Precaution and Trust; 14. Politics and the Biosciences; 15. Bioethics in the Laboratory; INDEX

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Out of Print
By: Ben Mepham
386 pages, 30 illus
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This book should become one of the most thumbed works on any biologist's shelf no matter what stage of their career they are at; such is the importance of its message. Usefulness to students: *****, Usefulness to teachers: ***** Journal of Biological Education, Winter 2005 It is an invaluable resource: fluent, authoritative, almost as well-balanced as is humanly possible, and more comprehensive than it claims; it is also well-organised; and you can base a whole course on it. It is highly recommended. Higher Education Academy Biosciences e-journal, Volume 6, November 2005
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