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Product Description: A comprehensive overview of important and contested issues in vaccination ethics and policy by experts from history, science, policy, law, and ethics.Vaccination has long been a familiar, highly effective form of medicine and a triumph of public health...read more
By Arthur L. Caplan (editor)

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9780262035330 | Mit Pr, January 27, 2017, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive overview of important and contested issues in vaccination ethics and policy by experts from history, science, policy, law, and ethics.

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Product Description: In Replacement Parts, internationally recognized bioethicist Arthur L. Caplan and coeditors James J. McCartney and Daniel P. Reid assemble seminal writings from medicine, philosophy, economics, and religion that address the ethical challenges raised by organ transplantation...read more
By Arthur L. Caplan (editor), James J. McCartney (editor) and Daniel P. Reid (editor)

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9781626162365 | Georgetown Univ Pr, November 1, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In Replacement Parts, internationally recognized bioethicist Arthur L.

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Product Description: The book studies the social issues related to the status of women in Saudi Arabia and the extent to which Saudi Arabian women actively participate in the development of their country. It also focuses on education and work outside the home as they affect the traditional role of the Saudi woman as wife, mother and homemaker...read more
By Arthur L. Caplan (foreword by)

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9780333638125, titled "Women in Saudi Arabia Today" | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 1997, cover price $149.00 | also contains Women in Saudi Arabia Today | About this edition: The book studies the social issues related to the status of women in Saudi Arabia and the extent to which Saudi Arabian women actively participate in the development of their country.

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Product Description: In April 1982, an infant boy was born in Bloomington, Indiana, with Down syndrome and a defective, but surgically correctable, esophagus. His parents refused to consent to surgery or intravenous feeding. The hospital unsuccessfully sought a court order to force treatment, and appeals to higher courts also failed...read more

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9780896032248 | Humana Pr Inc, February 1, 1992, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: In April 1982, an infant boy was born in Bloomington, Indiana, with Down syndrome and a defective, but surgically correctable, esophagus.

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Product Description: Arthur L. Caplan It is commonly said, especially when the subject is assisted reproduction, that medical technology has out­ stripped our morality. Yet, as the essays in this volume make clear, that is not an accurate assessment of the situ­ ation...read more

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9781461288534 | Reprint edition (Humana Pr Inc, May 20, 2013), cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Arthur L.

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Product Description: I Several years ago, when the Carter administration announced that it would support congressional action to end the public fund­ ing of abortions, the President was asked at a press conference whether he thought that such a policy was unfair; he responded, "Life is unfair...read more
By Ronald Bayer (editor)

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9780306412127 | Plenum Pub Corp, May 1, 1983, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: I Several years ago, when the Carter administration announced that it would support congressional action to end the public fund­ ing of abortions, the President was asked at a press conference whether he thought that such a policy was unfair; he responded, "Life is unfair.

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9781468444261 | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, December 12, 2012), cover price $119.00 | About this edition: I Several years ago, when the Carter administration announced that it would support congressional action to end the public fund­ ing of abortions, the President was asked at a press conference whether he thought that such a policy was unfair; he responded, "Life is unfair.

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Product Description: In When Medicine Went Mad, one of the nation's leading bioethicists-and an extraordinary panel of experts and concentration camp survivors-examine problems first raised by Nazi medical experimentation that remain difficult and relevant even today...read more
By Arthur L. Caplan (editor)

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9780896032354 | Humana Pr Inc, September 1, 1992, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: In When Medicine Went Mad, one of the nation's leading bioethicists-and an extraordinary panel of experts and concentration camp survivors-examine problems first raised by Nazi medical experimentation that remain difficult and relevant even today.

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9781461267515 | Reprint edition (Humana Pr Inc, September 28, 2012), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: In When Medicine Went Mad, one of the nation's leading bioethicists-and an extraordinary panel of experts and concentration camp survivors-examine problems first raised by Nazi medical experimentation that remain difficult and relevant even today.

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Product Description: In April 1982, an infant boy was born in Bloomington, Indiana, with Down syndrome and a defective, but surgically correctable, esophagus. His parents refused to consent to surgery or intravenous feeding. The hospital unsuccessfully sought a court order to force treatment, and appeals to higher courts also failed...read more
By Robert H. Blank (editor), Arthur L. Caplan (editor) and Janna C. Merrick (editor)

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9781461267492 | 1 edition (Humana Pr Inc, October 23, 2012), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: In April 1982, an infant boy was born in Bloomington, Indiana, with Down syndrome and a defective, but surgically correctable, esophagus.

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Product Description: The fate of seriously ill newborns has captured the atten­ tion of the public, of national and state legislators, and of powerful interest groups. For the most part, the debate has been cast in the narrowest possible terms: "discrimination against the handicapped"; "physician authority"; "family autonomy...read more
By Arthur L. Caplan (editor) and Thomas H. Murray (editor)

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9780896030862 | Humana Pr Inc, September 1, 1985, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: The fate of seriously ill newborns has captured the atten­ tion of the public, of national and state legislators, and of powerful interest groups.

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9781461293927, titled "Which Babies Shall Live?: Humanistic Dimensions of the Care of Imperiled Newborns" | Reprint edition (Humana Pr Inc, September 26, 2011), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: The fate of seriously ill newborns has captured the atten­ tion of the public, of national and state legislators, and of powerful interest groups.

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Product Description: Genetic counseling is fairly new. The fact that the field is an accepted professional enterprise in universities, clinics, and hospitals throughout the United States is remarkable. The contributors argue that genetics and medicine rest on beliefs widely held in American society...read more
By Dianne M. Bartels (editor), Arthur L. Caplan (editor) and Bonnie S. Leroy (editor)

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9780202363998 | Reprint edition (Transaction Pub, October 1, 2010), cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Genetic counseling is fairly new.

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Product Description: Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 byChoice! [A] set of almost 70 essays, all well informed and many with attitude. Harold Shapiro, PhD Professor Emeritus and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs Princeton University, Former Chair, National Bioethics Advisory Board This most noteworthy and authoritative collection of 67 essays...read more
By Arthur L. Caplan (editor), Fiester (editor) and Ravitsky (editor)

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9780826115225 | Springer Pub Co, April 16, 2009, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 byChoice!

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Product Description: Famed bioethicist Arthur Caplan shares his provocative opinions on all things bioethical.

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9780742541719, titled "Smart Mice, Not-so-smart People: An Interesting And Amusing Guide to Bioethics" | 1 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 30, 2006), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: An assortment of lighthearted and provocative essays about bioethics issues invites readers to formulate their own opinions about a wide variety of topics, from genetically modified foods and cloning to Mad Cow disease and advanced maternal age.

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9780742541726, titled "Smart Mice, Not-so-Smart People: An Interesting and Amusing Guide to Bioethics" | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, March 15, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Famed bioethicist Arthur Caplan shares his provocative opinions on all things bioethical.

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Gathers medical and legal documents, opinions from various perspectives, and a timeline of events in the Terri Shiavo case to provide a resource for examining the moral and ethical issues surrounding end-of-life decisions.
By Arthur L. Caplan (editor), James J. McCartney (editor), Dominic A. Sisti (editor) and Jay Wolfson (foreword by)

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9781591023982 | Prometheus Books, March 1, 2006, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Gathers medical and legal documents, opinions from various perspectives, and a timeline of events in the Terri Shiavo case to provide a resource for examining the moral and ethical issues surrounding end-of-life decisions.

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Product Description: In the 1850s, "Drapetomania" was the medical term for a disease found among black slaves in the United States. The main symptom was a strange desire to run away from their masters. In earlier centuries gout was understood as a metabolic disease of the affluent, so much so that it became a badge of uppercrust honor―and a medical excuse to avoid hard work...read more
By Arthur L. Caplan (editor), James J. McCartney (editor), Edmund D. Pellegrino (foreword by) and Dominic A. Sisti (editor)

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9781589010147 | Georgetown Univ Pr, June 1, 2004, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In the 1850s, "Drapetomania" was the medical term for a disease found among black slaves in the United States.

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Product Description: With the mapping of the human genome and the development of cloning and other genetic engineering techniques, scientists have embarked upon a whole new era of biomedical research and with it a maze of complex ethical and legal questions...read more
By Arthur L. Caplan (editor), David Magnus (editor) and Glenn McGee (editor)

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9781573929868 | Prometheus Books, April 1, 2002, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: With the mapping of the human genome and the development of cloning and other genetic engineering techniques, scientists have embarked upon a whole new era of biomedical research and with it a maze of complex ethical and legal questions.

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Product Description: There is no constitutional right to physician-assisted suicide says the U.S. Supreme Court. Most states have laws against it, but states can also allow it, as Oregon has done; others are considering legalization. Still very little guidance has been offered about its practice...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Arthur L. Caplan (editor) and Lois Snyder (editor)

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9780253339775 | Indiana Univ Pr, December 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: There is no constitutional right to physician-assisted suicide says the U.

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Product Description: The American Medical Association enacted its Code of Ethics in 1847, the first such national codification. In this volume, a distinguished group of experts from the fields of medicine, bioethics, and history of medicine reflect on the development of medical ethics in the United States, using historical analyses as a springboard for discussions of the problems of the present, including what the editors call "a sense of moral crisis precipitated by the shift from a system of fee-for-service medicine to a system of fee-for-system medicine, better known as 'managed care...read more
By Robert Baker (editor), Arthur L. Caplan (editor), Linda L. Emanuel (editor) and Stephen R. Latham (editor)

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9780801861703 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 10, 1999, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: The American Medical Association enacted its Code of Ethics in 1847, the first such national codification.

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Examines the debate over the issues surrounding organ procurement and distribution, including the search for new sources of organs, new methods of procurement, and ways to fairly distribute organs
By Arthur L. Caplan (editor) and Daniel H. Coelho (editor)

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9781573922241 | Prometheus Books, March 1, 1999, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: Examines the debate over the issues surrounding organ procurement and distribution, including the search for new sources of organs, new methods of procurement, and ways to fairly distribute organs

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Product Description: "... this book is though-provoking, bringing a scientist’s reason and a moralist’s outrage to bear on a subject that’s largely escaped attention." —Wired"Caplan’s choice of topics is broad and his opinions challenging.....read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780253333582 | Indiana Univ Pr, January 1, 1998, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: ".

"An important contribution to a debate that will continue for some time." ―Health and Canadian Society"Insightful and thought-provoking.... As Caplan has demonstrated so clearly... we would all be better off if the ethicists spoke first and not last." ―The Washington Post"Caplan’s views are important and instructive.... [This] book represents some of his best work." ―New England Journal of Medicine"Caplan’s [book] is thought provoking, insightful, and well argued. I recommend it highly."―The Journal of the American Medical Association"... a generously illustrated discourse on method in medical and practical ethics." ―EthicsA member of the President’s Task Force on National Health Care Reform examines some of the most controversial biomedical issues of our time.

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9780253313072 | Indiana Univ Pr, June 1, 1992, cover price $17.95

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9780253208682 | Reprint edition (Indiana Univ Pr, July 1, 1994), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: "An important contribution to a debate that will continue for some time.
9789990248555 | Reprint edition (Indiana Univ Pr, July 1, 1994), cover price $5.55

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Product Description: Genetic counselors translate the findings of scientific investigation into meaningful accounts that enable individuals and families to make decisions about their lives.  This collection of original papers explores the history, values, and norms of that process, with some focus on the value of nondirectiveness in counseling practice...read more

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9780202304526 | Aldine De Gruyter, February 1, 1993, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Genetic counselors translate the findings of scientific investigation into meaningful accounts that enable individuals and families to make decisions about their lives.

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9780202304533 | Aldine De Gruyter, June 1, 1993, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Genetic counselors translate the findings of scientific investigation into meaningful accounts that enable individuals and families to make decisions about their lives.

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Product Description: Offers authoritative explorations of the way ethical principles involving respect for autonomy, beneficience, and justice interplay in the world of case management.

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9780826182203 | Springer Pub Co, March 1, 1993, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Offers authoritative explorations of the way ethical principles involving respect for autonomy, beneficience, and justice interplay in the world of case management.

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Product Description: Offers authoritative explorations of the way ethical principles involving respect for autonomy, beneficience, and justice interplay in the world of case management.
By Arthur L. Caplan (editor) and Rosalie A. Kane (editor)

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9780826166401 | Springer Pub Co, January 1, 1990, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: Offers authoritative explorations of the way ethical principles involving respect for autonomy, beneficience, and justice interplay in the world of case management.

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9780306419683 | Plenum Pub Corp, September 1, 1985, cover price $199.00

Product Description: hope of obtaining a comprehensive and coherent understand­ ing of the human condition, we must somehow weave together the biological, sociological, and psychological components of human nature and experience. And this cannot be done­ indeed, it is difficult to even make sense of an attempt to do it-without first settling our accounts with Darwin, Marx, and Freud...read more
By Arthur L. Caplan (editor)

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9780306415302 | Plenum Pub Corp, June 1, 1984, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: hope of obtaining a comprehensive and coherent understand­ ing of the human condition, we must somehow weave together the biological, sociological, and psychological components of human nature and experience.

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