Biomedical ethics and the law
James M. Humber, Robert F. Almeder
Plenum Press, 1979 - Medical laws and legislation - 658 pages
This collection of articles features an in-depth examinatin of death and dying that extends to a discussion of the fear of death and personal immortality. Among the other topics discussed are abortion and the law, genetic aspects of schizophrenia, and philosophical reflections on experimentaion with human subjects.
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A Comment on Roe v Wade
Abortion and the Law
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