Philosophical Reflections on Medical Ethics

  • Nafsika Athanassoulis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Nafsika Athanassoulis
    Pages 1-23
  3. Hallvard Lillehammer
    Pages 24-43
  4. Katrien Devolder, John Harris
    Pages 88-108
  5. James Stacey Taylor
    Pages 135-159
  6. Piers Benn
    Pages 160-179
  7. Nafsika Athanassoulis
    Pages 180-197
  8. Ray Frey
    Pages 198-207
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 208-210

About this book


This book provides a collection of original essays on cutting-edge topics in medical ethics research. Leading philosophers give in-depth accounts of issues as diverse as embryo pre-selection, the role of autonomy in organ transplant markets, conscientious objection in the health care professions and neonatal euthanasia. Provocative and original, the contributions to this volume will be of interest to academic, students and health care professionals alike.


autonomy care Embryo ethics euthanasia health Medical Ethics morality philosophy

Editors and affiliations

  • Nafsika Athanassoulis
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Professional EthicsKeele UniversityUK

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