The Ethical Canary

The Ethical Canary

Science, Society and the Human Spirit

Format
Paperback
Price
$15.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140295160
  • 368 Pages
  • Adult
The Ethical Canary

The Ethical Canary

Margaret Somerville

Awards

Science in Society Book Award – Winner
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize – Winner

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Edition
Prologue
1. Searching for Ethics in a Secular Society
2. Making and Un-Making Babies: The Ethics of Human Reproduction
3. Immortalizing Our Genetic Selves: The Ethics of Human Cloning
4. Crossing the Animal-Human Divide (The Ethics of Xenotransplantation)
5. Dealing with Death: The Ethics of Euthanasia
6. Terminating Life Support without Consent: The Ethics of Withdrawing Treatment
7. Pushing Parents to the Sidelines: The Ethics of Imposing Treatment on Seriously Ill Children
8. Altering Baby Boys’ Bodies: The Ethics of Infant Male Circumcision
9. Denying Health Care to Individuals: The Ethics of Access
10. Structuring Healthcare Systems: The Ethics of Allocation
11. Creating an Ethics Toolbox: What Does “Doing Ethics” Require?
Epilogue
Sources
Acknowledgments
Index
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