This book explores the many connections that bioethical thinking has with social reality. Bioethics, if it is to be effective, must engage with and address the actualities of modern life: policies, regulations, markets, opinions, and technological advances. In these original contributions fifteen notable scholars working in the North West of England take on this challenge.The seriesValues in Bioethics makes available original philosophical books in all areas of bioethics, including medical and nursing ethics, health care ethics, research ethics, environmental ethics, and global bioethics.The Argument from Back-Street Abortion An important example of the use of empirical facts in healthcare ethics ... So, the argument continues, even if we firmly believe abortion to be wrong, we must admit that to make it altogether illegal, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Bioethics and Social Reality|
|Author||:||Matti Häyry, Tuija Takala, Peter Herissone-Kelly|
|Publisher||:||Rodopi - 2005-01-01|