Bioethics in a European Perspective

In this book, developed by a group of collaborating scholars in bioethics from different European countries, an overview is given of the most salient themes in present-day bioethics. The themes are discussed in order to enable the reader to have an in-depth overview of the state of the art in bioeth...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Ten Have, H.A. (Editor), Gordijn, Bert (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2001, 2001
Edition:1st ed. 2001
Series:International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine
Online Access:
Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1.1 History of medical ethics
  • 1.2 Theoretical models and approaches to ethics
  • 2.1 The human body
  • 2.2 What is a person?
  • 3.1 Social justice and solidarity
  • 3.2 Choices in health care: Waiting list, rationing and priorities
  • 3.3 Health care ethics committees
  • 4.1 In vitro fertilisation and ethics
  • 4.2 Ethics, genetics, and human gene therapy
  • 4.3 Genetic interventions and personal identity
  • 4.4 Genetics and culture
  • 5.1 Images of death and dying
  • 5.2 Terminal care and ethics
  • 5.3 Withholding and withdrawing treatment
  • 5.4 Euthanasia
  • 6: Practical Information
  • Index of Names
  • Index of Subjects