Intervention and Reflection: Basic Issues in Medical Ethics

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Ronald Munson, Christopher A. Hoffman
Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1996 - Medical - 694 pages
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'Intervention and Reflection' demonstrates that the solutions to some of today's most perplexing medical dilemmas lie in philosophical answers. Case studies and decision scenarios, located throughout the book, encourage readers to think about medical issues not only from a scientific standpoint but from a philosophical perspective as well.

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I bought this book for my bioethics class and it is so interesting. It is filled with interesting ideas and case studies, even though it is a text book, I just can't put it down! Read full review

Contents

MORAL PRINCIPLES ETHICAL THEORIES
1
MEDICAL EXPERIMENTATION
6
PART H MAJOR MORAL PRINCIPLES
31
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About the author (1996)

Ronald Munson is Professor of Philosophy of Science and Medicine at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He received his PhD from Columbia University and was Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology at Harvard University. He has been a visiting professor at University of California, San Diego, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Harvard Medical School. A nationally acclaimed bioethicist, Munson is a medical ethicist for the National Eye Institute and a consultant for the National Cancer Institute. He is also a member of the Washington University School of Medicine Human Studies Committee. In addition to being the author of a number of science and ethics books, he is also the author of the novels NOTHING HUMAN, FAN MAIL, and NIGHT VISION.

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