Introduction to Bioethics

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Introduction to Bioethics is a comprehensive introduction to the broad field of bioethics, focusing on key issues directly relevant to students of modern biological and medical sciences. Ethical issues relating to both plants and animals are covered, drawing out scientific, medical, social and religious concerns.

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Introduction to Bioethics provides a very comprehensive and yet concise coverage of the broad field of bioethics, dealing with the scientific, medical, social, religious and, where appropriate, political and international concerns. The book introduces the various modes of ethical thinking and then helps the reader to apply that thinking to issues relating to the environment, to plants and animals and to humans

Written in an accessible manner, Introduction to Bioethics  focuses on key issues directly relevant to those studying courses ranging from medicine through to biology and agriculture. Ethical analysis is threaded throughout each chapter and supplementary examples are included to stimulate further thought. In addition there are numerous mini-case studies  to aid understanding, together with key references and further reading.

  • A concise introduction covering the whole field of bioethics
  • Ethical analysis included throughout.
  • Mini case-studies in each chapter place ethics into specific contexts

Written by three professional practitioners Introduction to Bioethics will be an invaluable tool for students, researchers, lecturers and teachers in biological, medical and veterinary sciences, agriculture, food science and related disciplines.

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John A. Bryant is Professor Emeritus of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.

Linda la Velle is Professor of Biology in Education, Institute of Education, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK, and Visiting Professor of Education, Bath Spa University, UK.

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