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Birth, Life, Death

  • Lisa NewtonEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Ethics book series (BRIEFSETHIC)

Abstract

This chapter tracks the crucial initial cases and concerns in the development of Bioethics in the United States, from the ethical tangles surrounding the manipulation of cells, technology-assisted reproduction, abortion, care for the impaired infant, on to the decisions regarding death, withholding of interventions, and assisted suicide.

Keywords

Cloning Surrogate motherhood Abortion Baby Doe Baby Jane Doe Karen Ann Quinlan Nancy Cruzan Terri Schiavo Suicide Euthanasia 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fairfield UniversityShelburneUSA

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