An anthology of up-to-date essays and actual medical and legal cases written by the best scholars in bioethics around the world, representing all major points of view on the central topics in bioethics. .
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Tom Beauchamp is Professor of Philosophy and Senior Research Scholar at Georgetown University's Kennedy Institute of Ethics. He received graduate degrees from Yale University (Divinity) and Johns Hopkins University, where he received his Ph.D. in in philosophy 1970. He then joined the faculty of the Philosophy Department at Georgetown University, and in the mid-70s accepted a joint appointment at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics. In 1976, he joined the staff of the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, where he wrote the bulk of The Belmont Report (1978). Dr. Beauchamp's research interests are in Hume and the history of modern philosophy and practical ethics, especially biomedical ethics and business ethics.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110534223141