Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Bioethical Prescriptions – To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives - Oxford Scholarship Online
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives

F.M. Kamm


This book collects work on bioethics, which have appeared over the last twenty-five years and which have made the author among the most influential philosophers in this area. The author is known for intricate, sophisticated, and painstaking philosophical analyses of moral problems generally and of bioethical issues in particular. This volume showcases this work—revised to eliminate redundancies—as parts of a coherent whole. An introduction identifies important themes than run through the chapters. Sections cover topics such as death and dying; early life (on conception and use of embryos, abor ... More

Keywords: bioethics, death, dying, early life, embryos, abortion, childhood, genetics, cloning, scares resources

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199971985
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971985.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

F.M. Kamm, author
Harvard University

Show Summary Details

subscribe or login to access all content.



Part Two Early Life

Part Three Genetic and Other Enhancements

Part Four Allocating Scarce Resources

Part Five Methodology

End Matter