Author : Tuija Takala, Peter Herissone-Kelly, Soren Holm
Description:What is the role of philosophy in bioethics? Academics often see bioethical studies as too practical while decision makers tend to see them as too theoretical. This book celebrates the 50th birthday of Professor Matti H?yry by exploring the troubled relationship between theory and practice in the ethical assessment of medicine, health care, and new technologies. Values in Bioethics (ViB), co-sponsored by the International Association of Bioethics, makes available original philosophical books in all areas of bioethics, including medical and nursing ethics, health care ethics, research ethics, environmental ethics, and global bioethics. The Value Inquiry Book Series (VIBS) is an international scholarly program, founded in 1992 by Robert Ginsberg, that publishes philosophical books in all areas of value inquiry, including social and political thought, ethics, applied philosophy, aesthetics, feminism, pragmatism, personalism, religious values, medical and health values, values in education, values in science and technology, humanistic psychology, cognitive science, formal axiology, history of philosophy, post-communist thought, peace theory, law and society, and theory of culture.