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The roots of bioethics : health, progress, technology, death /

by Callahan, Daniel, autore .
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012Description: viii, 246 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780199931378.
Contents:
The Hastings Center and the early years of bioethics -- A memoir of an interdisciplinary career -- Minimalist ethics -- Individual good and common good -- The WHO definition of health -- End-of-life care : a management or philosophical problem? -- Death, mourning, and medical progress -- Terminating life-sustaining treatment for the demented -- Killing and allowing to die : why it is a mistake to derive an 'is' from an 'ought' -- Rationing : theory, passion, and politics -- Consumer-directed health care : promise or puffery? -- Social allocation of resources for patients with ESDR -- Shaping biomedical research : the case of NIH -- Time for a change : planning our medical future -- Too much of a good thing : how splendid technologies can go wrong -- Demythologizing the stem cell juggernaut -- Health technology assessment implementation : the politics of ethics -- Bioethics and fatherhood.
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The Hastings Center and the early years of bioethics -- A memoir of an interdisciplinary career -- Minimalist ethics -- Individual good and common good -- The WHO definition of health -- End-of-life care : a management or philosophical problem? -- Death, mourning, and medical progress -- Terminating life-sustaining treatment for the demented -- Killing and allowing to die : why it is a mistake to derive an 'is' from an 'ought' -- Rationing : theory, passion, and politics -- Consumer-directed health care : promise or puffery? -- Social allocation of resources for patients with ESDR -- Shaping biomedical research : the case of NIH -- Time for a change : planning our medical future -- Too much of a good thing : how splendid technologies can go wrong -- Demythologizing the stem cell juggernaut -- Health technology assessment implementation : the politics of ethics -- Bioethics and fatherhood.

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