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Principles of Biomedical Ethics

by Tom L. Beauchamp (Author)

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The 1979 version of this classic of principlism sought to integrate ethical theory with disciplined, self-conscious medical practice through principles of autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, and justice. ( )
  vegetarian | Nov 22, 2011 |
3rd edition - development of principlism, criticized as the principles having no organic relationship with one another ( )
  vegetarian | Nov 22, 2011 |
Again a very popular book covering a wide range of ethical issues (David Chamberlain Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust)
  primcore | Jul 19, 2011 |
A college biomedical ethics textbook -- mine, probably in a much earlier edition, and possibly yours as well. For those not familiar with the book: As with textbooks, it's a general overview, oriented toward people without much training in the field. If you're a beginner & it's an interest it's not bad to pick it up.
  lquilter | Feb 19, 2007 |
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This edition represents a thorough-going revision of what has become a classic text in biomedical ethics. Major structural changes mark the revision. The authors have added a new concluding chapter on methods that, along with its companion chapter on moral theory, emphasizes convergence across theories, coherence in moral justification, and the common morality. They have simplified the opening chapter on moral norms which introduces the framework of prima facie moral principles and ways to specify and balance them. Together with the shift of advanced material on theory to the back of the book, this heavily revised introductory chapter will make it easier for the wide range of students entering bioethics courses to use this text. Another important change is the increased emphasis on character and moral agency, drawing the distinction between agents and actions. The sections on truth telling, disclosure of bad news, privacy, conflicts of interest, and research on human subjects have also been thoroughly reworked. The four core chapters on principles (respect for autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, and justice) and the chapter on professional-patient relationships retain their familiar structure, but the authors have completely updated their content to reflect developments in philosophical analysis as well as in research, medicine, and health care. Throughout, they have used a number of actual cases to illuminate and to test their theory, method, and framework of principles.

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This revised textbook on bioethics includes many improvements in style, organization, argument and content. The content has been expanded in order to treat different currents in ethical theory and to discuss in greater depth public policy and public health issues.… (more)

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