Contemporary Issues in Bioethics
Tom L. Beauchamp, LeRoy Walters
Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1994 - Bioethics - 752 pages
Offers a lucid overview of the central issues in bioethics today, including reproductive technologies, right-to-die, AIDS, eugenics, and human genetics. Presenting differing viewpoints from world-renowned scholars, this thought-provoking book provides an excellent framework for analyzing key issues.
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