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Author Campbell, Alastair V
Title The body in bioethics / Alastair V. Campbell
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  R724 .C3277 2009    AVAILABLE    30660020049248
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  174.2 C1521bo 2009    DUE 08-28-24  -  30500101499781
Descript xii, 150 p. ; 24 cm
Series Biomedical law and ethics library
Biomedical law and ethics library
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [133]-144) and index
Why the body matters -- My body : property, commodity or gift? -- Body futures -- The tissue trove -- The branded body -- Gifts from the dead -- Together at last
The author explores different views of the significance of the human body and contrasts those which regard it as a commodity or personal possession with those which stress its moral value as integral to the personal identity of individuals. This study provides background to many of the controversies in medical ethics
Subject Medical ethics
Human body -- Moral and ethical aspects
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