Worst Case Bioethics : Death, Disaster, and Public Health

Worst Case Bioethics : Death, Disaster, and Public Health

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"Carefully reasoned, clearly articulated, and pulls no punches...Boldly tackles the most contentious issues in bioethics and public policy....Worst Case Bioethics is certain to provoke strong responses across disciplines and ideologies on issues of great importance."- Mark Rothstein, Journal of Legal Medicine

"Annas persuasively argues in Worst Case Bioethics that basing policy on extreme nightmare possibilities leads to a distortion of fundamental ethical principles and legal protections." - Arthur L. Caplan, The Lancet

"Worst Case Bioethics offers a valuable consideration of how public health policy is sometimes shaped by fear in a counterproductive manner. The book is well-written, well-reasoned, and persuasive." - Thomas May, Science


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Details

Author(s)
George J. Annas
Format
Paperback | 360 pages
Dimensions
157 x 234 x 19mm | 526g
Publication date
28 Jul 2011
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
Reprint
ISBN10
0199840717
ISBN13
9780199840717
Bestsellers rank
1,506,376