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Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives

F.M. Kamm

Abstract

This book collects work on bioethics, which have appeared over the last twenty-five years and which have made the author among the most influential philosophers in this area. The author is known for intricate, sophisticated, and painstaking philosophical analyses of moral problems generally and of bioethical issues in particular. This volume showcases this work—revised to eliminate redundancies—as parts of a coherent whole. An introduction identifies important themes than run through the chapters. Sections cover topics such as death and dying; early life (on conception and use of embryos, abor ... More

Keywords: bioethics, death, dying, early life, embryos, abortion, childhood, genetics, cloning, scares resources

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199971985
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971985.001.0001

Authors

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F.M. Kamm, author
Harvard University

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Part Two Early Life

Part Three Genetic and Other Enhancements

Part Four Allocating Scarce Resources

Part Five Methodology

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