Intervention and Reflection: Basic Issues in Bioethics

Intervention and Reflection: Basic Issues in Bioethics by Ronald Munson

Book Description – Intervention and Reflection: Basic Issues in Bioethics

Product Details Hardcover: 944 pages
Publisher: Cengage Learning; 9 edition (November 18, 2011) Language: English
ISBN-10: 1133587143
ISBN-13: 978-1133587149
Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 7.3 x 1.5 inches

Editorial Reviews


“Munson does an excellent job of introducing the sections, and I like how each new edition stays up-to-date on the latest issues in bioethics.” — Timothy Madigan, Saint John Fisher College

“This book is an in-depth anthology of important classical readings in medical ethics combined with up-to-date social, legal, and philosophical evaluations of important issues in medical ethics.” — Stephen Hanson, University of Louisville

“This volume is a well-thought out introduction to key issues in medical ethics that combines a critical and conceptual approach with the reality of medical practice.” — Fabrice Jotterand, UT Southwestern Medical School

“The author does an excellent job of taking a vast number of content areas and packaging them into an accessible and thoughtful text.” — Kristen Tym, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

” . . . it is a very comprehensive text that takes up the major bioethical issues of interest today and that includes seminal articles and stimulating cases for discussion.” — David Schenck, University of South Florida

About the Author

Ronald Munson is Professor of Philosophy of Science and Medicine at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He received his PhD from Columbia University and was Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology at Harvard University. He has been a visiting professor at University of California, San Diego, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Harvard Medical School. A nationally acclaimed bioethicist, Munson is a medical ethicist for the National Eye Institute and a consultant for the National Cancer Institute. He is also a member of the Washington University School of Medicine Human Studies Committee. In addition to being the author of a number of science and ethics books, he is also the author of the novels NOTHING HUMAN, FAN MAIL, and NIGHT VISION.

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