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Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine: Contemporary Readings in Bioethics, Paperback, 8 Edition by Steinbock, Bonnie


Paperback: 8 Edition

Publication Date: 2012-03-29
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Paperback : 880 pages
Edition: 8 Edition
Author: Steinbock, Bonnie
ISBN-10: 0073535869
ISBN-13: 9780073535869

Product Description A Doody's Core Title for 2015! Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine: Contemporary Readings in Bioethics, Eighth Edition, is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art anthology that covers both traditional and emerging issues in the field of biomedical ethics with engaging case studies and reflective papers written by leading scholars. Each of the book’s seven parts begins with a helpful introduction that raises important questions and skillfully contextualizes the positions and key points of the articles that follow. This eighth edition has been thoroughly updated to include the most important recent contributions to contemporary debates, and all selections have been subjected to the editors’ exacting standards for both scholarly quality and teachability.Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following:• SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content.• Access to your instructor’s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course.• Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement.• The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here: About the Author Alex John London is associate professor of philosophy and director of the Center for Ethics and Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. John D. Arras is the William and Linda Porterfield Professor of Bioethics, and professor of philosophy at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Bonnie Steinbock is professor of philosophy at the University at Albany, State University of New York, and a faculty member of the Bioethics Program of Union Graduate College and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

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