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Published: 22 June 2022

784 Pages

7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197609026

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Principles, Issues, and Cases

Fifth Edition

Lewis Vaughn

  • A two-chapter introduction to bioethics, moral reasoning, moral theories, and critical thinking
  • Each chapter contains: analyses of the most important arguments, a section titled "Applying Major Theories," a section titled "Classic Case File," and a bank of "Cases for Evaluation"
  • A diverse package of pedagogical aids

New to this Edition:

  • A Chapter on Pandemic Ethics
  • A Chapter on Race, Racial Bias, and Health Care
  • Updates include: Abortion and public opinion (survey); "Savior siblings;" New developments in gene therapy; Euthanasia and assisted suicide--major developments; U.S. Health Care--the uninsured, per capita spending, and health care quality
  • New readings, including ones from Michael Sandel with Colleen Walsh, Angela Ballantyne, David R. Williams and Ronald Wyatt, Michael Root, and Ezekiel J. Emmanuel, Govind Persad, Ross Upshur, et. al.

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