Buy Used
$0.01
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Like New | Details
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: Only slightly differentiated from a new book. Undamaged cover and spine. Pages may display light wear but no marks. Help save a tree. Buy all your used books from Green Earth Books. Read. Recycle and Reuse.
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Future Bioethics: Overcoming Taboos, Myths, and Dogmas Hardcover – June 1, 2008

ISBN-13: 978-1591026242 ISBN-10: 1591026245

Used
Price: $0.01
24 New from $12.04 49 Used from $0.01
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$12.04 $0.01
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


Keeping Faith with Human Rights
Keeping Faith with Human Rights
Browse the newest religious book by author Linda Hogan. Learn more | See more

Editorial Reviews

From Publishers Weekly

In his first book, lawyer and philosopher Lindsay, a PhD in bioethics, presents thoroughly researched arguments concerning several well-known and emerging bioethics issues: genetically modified foods, physician-assisted death for the terminally ill, conscientious objection by healthcare workers, genetic enhancement of human beings, and stem cell research. To start, Lindsay discusses common morality, that which is accepted by "virtually everyone" throughout time and cultures, and how that morality plays out with regard to new biomedical techniques: "Any attempt by humans to control and shape their lives in ways not previously contemplated by some religious tradition results in the claim that we are trying to 'play God.'" Looking at "substance, not semantics," Lindsay's preference for "a well-reasoned, pragmatic approach" doesn't preclude strong words for policymakers ("Saving embryos for the trash-that's the essence of the Bush administration policy on embryonic stem cell research"), but is largely apolitical and science-based. Though it reads a bit stiff, Lindsay's everyday-life analogies make this an interesting and accessible volume not only for those involved in biological sciences and healthcare, but for anyone concerned about these issues, and particularly public legislators.
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

About the Author

Ronald A. Lindsay (Alexandria, VA) holds a doctorate in bioethics and is currently director of research and legal affairs at the Center for Inquiry in Washington, DC. For many years he practiced law in Washington, DC, and was an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and American University, where he taught jurisprudence and philosophy courses.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers