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Bioethics: Issues and Perspectives

$18.00 Latin America and the Caribbean / $24.00 Elsewhere

Description

Order code: SP 527

This is the first in-depth analysis of critical topics in the field of bioethics from an international point of view. The authors are highly esteemed intellectuals, most of whom are internationally renowned experts in the field.

The book is divided in two parts. The first 13 articles deal with the theory and practice of bioethics and pose new moral dilemmas, such as genetic engineering, organ transplantation, euthanasia, and surrogate motherhood. The second part is a collection of articles on the bioethics situation in various countries of the Region of the Americas. Finally, the appendices contain ethical codes and other pertinent documents that have served as the bases for modern thought in this field.



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