Clashing Views on Controversial Bioethical Issues

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Carol Levine
McGraw Hill/Dushkin Publishing Group, 2000 - Bioethics - 380 pages
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This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in bioethics. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading philosophers and social commentators, discuss topics such as death and dying; choices in reproduction; children and bioethics and genetics. Adopters can use the student Web site Dushkin Online ( for study support and to find related Web sites.

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Carol Levine joined the United Hospital Fund in 1996 as director of its Families and Health Care Project. From 1987 to 1991, she directed the Citizens Commission on AIDS in New York City. As a senior staff associate of The Hastings Center, she edited The Hastings Center Report. In 1993 she was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship for her work in AIDS policy and ethics.

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