Author: Carol Taylor & Roberto Dell'oro
|Well-known contributors in the field of religion and medicine address the question: What does it mean to be human—especially in light of new medical discoveries and emerging technologies?
·Will impact “human” issues in bioethics that focus on harm and benefit, patient autonomy, and equality of health care distribution.
·Prevailing method promotes patient self-control and self-determination. What about the ethical and clinical implications of human existence and interaction?
·Promotes a richer bioethics, one that accounts for vulnerability, dignity, integrity, and relationality in human suffering and thriving.
·Includes concluding chapter by Edmund Pellegrino, M.D., current chair of the President`s Council on Bioethics.
·Theological anthropology: a theological understanding of what it means to be a human being.
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Price per copy: $59.00