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The Resource Human dignity in bioethics and law, Charles Foster

Human dignity in bioethics and law, Charles Foster

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Human dignity in bioethics and law
Title
Human dignity in bioethics and law
Statement of responsibility
Charles Foster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dignity is often denounced as hopelessly amorphous or incurably theological: as feel-good philosophical window-dressing, or as the name given to whatever principles give you the answer that you think is right. This is wrong, says Charles Foster: dignity is not only an essential principle in bioethics and law; it is really the only principle. In this ambitious, paradigm-shattering but highly readable book, he argues that dignity is the only sustainable Theory of Everything in bioethics. For most problems in contemporary bioethics, existing principles such as autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficen
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N$T
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1962-
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Foster, Charles
Dewey number
341.48
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
K3249
LC item number
.F67 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2011 K-341
  • WB 33.1
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  • Respect for persons
  • Dignity
  • Bioethics
  • Legislation as Topic
  • Medical & healthcare law
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Bioethics
  • Dignity
  • Respect for persons
  • Bioethik
  • Menschenwürde
  • Human dignity
  • Bioethics
  • Medical research
  • Human rights
Label
Human dignity in bioethics and law, Charles Foster
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings -- A short history of dignity -- Defining and dissecting dignity -- "Dignity is useless" -- What do non-philosophers and non-lawyers mean by dignity? -- Taking stock of the view from the academy and the ward -- Dignity in the courtroom : general overview -- Consent, confidentiality, privacy, medical research and resources -- Human enhancement and cloning technologies -- Reproductive choide and the unborn -- The end of life -- The use and abuse of body parts
Control code
777565416
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 183 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781472565662
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
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a558a1f0-7723-4bd4-b88f-de161ad31cf6
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)777565416
Label
Human dignity in bioethics and law, Charles Foster
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings -- A short history of dignity -- Defining and dissecting dignity -- "Dignity is useless" -- What do non-philosophers and non-lawyers mean by dignity? -- Taking stock of the view from the academy and the ward -- Dignity in the courtroom : general overview -- Consent, confidentiality, privacy, medical research and resources -- Human enhancement and cloning technologies -- Reproductive choide and the unborn -- The end of life -- The use and abuse of body parts
Control code
777565416
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 183 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781472565662
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a558a1f0-7723-4bd4-b88f-de161ad31cf6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)777565416

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