The field of bioethics continues to evolve at a breakneckpace. One could hardly ask for a more thorough guide to where ithas been, and what values and principles might steer where it isgoing, than this comprehensive and balanced volume. Arthur Caplan, University ofPennsylvania<!––end––>
This is an outstanding, up–to–date collection whichcovers all the main issues in bioethics and brings together much ofthe best philosophical work on them. Dan W. Brock,Harvard Medical School
"A useful tool to gain an overview of important an influentialtexts and thinking of leading authors and commentators inbioethics." Human Reproduction and Genetic Ethics
From the Back Cover
Since it was first published in 1999, Helga Kuhse and PeterSinger s Bioethics: An Anthology
has becomeestablished as the definitive one–volume collection of key primaryreadings in bioethics. Alongside coverage of issues such asreproduction, genetics, life and death, and animal experimentation,this expanded and revised edition now features essays on hot topicssuch as genetic screening, the use of embryonic human stem cells,and resource allocation between patients. New section introductionswritten by the editors shed light on the matters explored, and anextensive index makes it easy to navigate the text.
Designed to complement A Companion to Bioethics, alsoedited by Helga Kuhse and Peter Singer(1999), the volume willcontinue to be of great value as both a textbook and referencework, suitable not only for students of philosophy and moraltheology, but also for doctors, nurses, sociologists, lawyers, andothers working in health care and the biomedical sciences.