Bioethics: Introduction To History, Methods, And Practice
- Publish Date: 2007-01-30
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Nancy S. Jecker;Albert R. Jonsen;Robert A. Pearlman
Bioethics: An Introduction to the History, Methods, and Practice, Second Edition is the ideal text for both graduate students and professional students in law, medicine, nursing, or other health-related fields who will face bioethical issues in their future careers. It is one of the only texts in the field to cover the history, methodology, and practice of bioethics. The text is broken into three informative sections: the first addresses the history or bioethics, explaining its emergences as discipline and discourse; the second looks carefully at ethical reasoning and the justification of moral beliefs; and the final section asks students to turn a critical eye to the topic of bioethics, including ethical issues that arise at the beginning and end of life.