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Biomedical Ethics
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Moral Issues in Medicine and Biology
David Steinberg, ed.

Dartmouth College Press



Contents

Preface

• THE NATURE OF BIOMEDICAL ETHICS
• Introduction: The Nature of Biomedical Ethics - David Steinberg, MD
• Bioethics: Then and Now - Allan M. Brandt, PhD
• Bioethics: Then and Now - Albert R. Jonsen, PhD
• The Nature of Morality - Jerome Kagan, PhD
• The Nature of Morality: The Category of Bad Acts - Richard A. Shweder, PhD
• The Biological Basis of Morality - David Sloan Wilson, PhD
• The Amoral Roots of Morality - David Haig, PhD
• Religion and the Public Discourse of Bioethics - Laurie Zoloth, PhD
• Religion and Bioethics - Daniel Callahan, PhD
• Feminist Approaches to Bioethics -Rosemarie Tong, PhD
• Feminist Approaches to Bioethics - Gilbert Meilaender, PhD
• Bioethics in Culturally Diverse Societies - Leigh Turner, PhD
• Bioethics in Culturally Diverse Societies - Bernard Gert, PhD

• THE POWER OF LANGUAGE
• Introduction: The Power of Language - David Steinberg, MD
• The Total Artificial Heart: Is Paying for It Immoral and Stopping It Murder - Robert M. Veatch, PhD
• The Total Artificial Heart and the Morality of Killing - David Steinberg, MD
• Is This Incest? - Arthur P. Wolf, PhD
• Embryo Adoption - Sarah-Vaughan Brakman, PhD
• The Politics of Embryo Transfer - Mary Anderlik Majumder, JD, PhD
• Defending Challenges to the Concept of “Brain Death” - James L. Bernat, MD
• The Concept of Brain Death - Michael A. Devita, MD and Robert M. Arnold, MD
• An Ethical Framework for Fetal Research - Frank A. Chervenak, MD and Laurence B. McCullough, PhD
• Ethics and Fetal Research - Sidney Callahan, PhD
• Transgenderism - Norman Spack, MD
• Beyond the Medical Model of Gender Dysphoria to Morphological Self-determination - James J. Hughes, PhD

• NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES
• Introduction: Novel Technologies - David Steinberg, MD
• Cloning Human Beings - Dan W. Brock, PhD
• Commentary on Human Cloning -Ruth Macklin, PhD
• Cloning Human Beings - Daniel Callahan, PhD
• Ethical Issues of Egg Donation - Sharon Steinberg, RN, MS, CS
• Consent and Uncertainty in Egg Donation - John A. Robertson, BA, JD
• A Lesbian Couple Who Both Want a Biologic Link to Their Offspring - Cynthia B. Cohen, PhD, JD
• Social and Ethical Challenges of Prenatal Diagnosis - Diane Beeson, PhD
• Prenatal Diagnosis -Peter Singer, MA, BPHIL
• Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: Beginning a Long Conversation - Erik Parens, PhD and Thomas H. Murray, PhD
• Heating Up the Conversation? - Paul Lauritzen, PhD
• Genetic Enhancement: A Conceptual and Ethical Challenge for Gene Therapy
• Regulation - Eric T. Juengst, PhD
• Genetic Enhancement - Glenn McGee, PhD
• Genetically Modified Organisms - Daniel Magnus, PhD
• Reason and Repugnance - Daniel Callahan, PhD
• Human Gene Banks - Garrath Williams, PhD
• Are Human Gene Banks Worth It? - Jon F. Merz, MBA, JD, MD
• Implantable Brain Chips: Ethical and Policy Issues - Ellen M. McGee, PhD and Gerald Q. Maguire, Jr., PhD
• Implantable Brain Chips—Will They Change Who We Are? - Daniel C. Dennett, PhD
• The Fight over How to Allocate Livers - Robert M. Veatch, PhD
• Equity in Liver Allocation - Dan W. Brock, PhD

• IN THE CLINICAL ARENA
• Introduction: In the Clinical Arena - David Steinberg, MD
• The Value of an Ethics Consultation - David Ozar, PhD
• Who Does the Ethics Consultation Serve? - Robert D. Orr, MD, CM
• Should I Lie to the Insurance Company? - James E. Sabin, MD
• Conflicting Advance Directives - David Goldblatt, MD
• What Information Should Be Disclosed to Patients? - David Steinberg, MD
• The Characteristics of Information and Avoiding Surprises - Heather J. Gert, PhD
• The Man Who Wouldn’t Be Shocked - John A. Balint, MD, FRCP
• The Case of the Unresponsive Hermit - Dan W. Brock, PhD
• Live Organ Donation: Determining the Mental Age of Consent - Stuart J. Youngner, MD
• A Time for Reflection - Joseph J. Fins, MD
• Let My Wife Bleed to Death - Paul S. Appelbaum, MD
• A Teenager’s Refusal of Assent for Treatment - Nuala P. Kenny, MD
• Can an HIV-positive Woman Be Forced to Take Medicine to Protect Her Fetus? - Mandy Garber, MD, Susan C. Hunt, MD, and Robert M. Arnold, MD
• Ethics for Astronauts - Walter M. Robinson, MD, MPH
• Bioethics in Space - Paul Root Wolpe, PhD
• When the School Bus Driver Is a Drinker - Stuart J. Youngner, MD
• Should a Clinical Trial Coordinator Blow the Whistle? -Howard Brody, MD, PhD
• Do Physicians Overtreat the Seriously Ill? - James L. Bernat, MD
• Reply: Do Physicians Overtreat the Seriously Ill? - George J. Annas, JD, MPH
• Is Terminal Sedation Really Euthanasia? - Robert M. Taylor, MD
• My Mother Was a Fighter - Gary S Fischer, MD and Robert M. Arnold, MD
• Rational Suicide and the Terminally Ill - Susan D. Block, MD
• Rational but Wrong - Hebert Hendin, MD
• Euthanasia for Existential Reasons - G. K. Kimsma, MD, MPH
• How Much Suffering Is Enough? - Timothy Quill, MD
• Managing Cross-cultural Conflicts in the Doctor-Patient Relationship - Robert A. Pearlman, MD, MPH
• Should This 96-year-old Woman Be Allowed to Die? - Xiuyun Yin, PhD, Benfu Li, MD, and Yali Cong, PhD
• I Can’t Watch This Baby Die Inside Me - Frank A. Chervenak, MD and Laurence B. McCullough, PhD
• Family Demand for Futile Treatment - Lawrence J. Schneiderman, MD
• Does Anyone Actually Invoke their Hospital Futility Policy? - Jeffrey Burns, MD, MPH
• Posthumous Sperm Retrieval - Alexander Morgan Capron
• Must Multiorgan Donors Be Brain Dead? - Robert D. Orr, MD, CM
• Should a PVS Patient Be a Live Organ Donor? - Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD

• ETHICS AND THE LAW
• Introduction: Ethics and the Law - David Steinberg, MD
• Keeping Genetic Secrets - Leonard H. Glantz, JD
• Rights and Responsibilities of Gamete Donors - Jane Greenlaw, JD
• Pregnant Women and Their Fetuses: Legal and Ethical Issues - Jane Greenlaw, JD
• The Human Chimera Patent Initiative - Stuart A. Newman, PhD
• The Wendland Case: On Families and Fantasies - Lawrence J. Nelson, PhD, JD
• The Texas “Futility” Procedure: No Such Thing as a Fairy-tale Ending - Anne L. Flamm, JD
• Legal Pitfalls of Cybermedicine - Nicolas Terry, LLM
• Contracting for Healthcare Quality - Frances H. Miller, JD
• Who Should Capture the Value of Donated Tissue? - Robert A. Katz, JD
• The Controversy over Recovered Memories - Thomas Gutheil, MD
• Behavioral Genetics: Can We Prevent Crimes Before They Are Committed? - Maxwell J. Mehlman, JD
• Traumatic Brain Injury and Criminal Responsibility - William J. Winslade, PhD, JD
• Maternal Infanticide and the Insanity Defense - Margaret Spinelli, MD
• Informed Consent for Stem Cell Research Using Frozen Embryos - Dena S. Davis, JD, PhD
• Financial Interests and Research Protections: Can They Coexist? - Rebecca Dresser, JD
• Governmental Bioethics Commissions: The Nature of the Beast - Alexander Morgan Capron, LLB

• ETHICS AND THE HUMANITIES
• Wrongful Death: A Memoir - Sandra M. Gilbert and David Steinberg, MD
• The Doctor Stories - Richard Selzer and Catherine Belling, MA
• “End of the Line: Depression and Burnout in Ward No. 6” - Jack Coulehan, MD, MPH
• “Million Dollar Boo-boo” - David Goldblatt, MD
• The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down - Anne Fadiman and David Steinberg, MD
• How We Die - by Sherwin B. Nuland and Andrew G. Villaneuva, MD
• The Sweet Hereafter - Russell Banks and Delese Wear, PhD
• The Diagnosis - Alan Lightman and James L. Bernat, MD
• An Unquiet Mind - Kay Redfield Jamison and David Steinberg, MD
• Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness - William Styron and David Wykes, PhD
• Conquering Schizophrenia: A Father, His Son and a Medical Breakthrough - Peter Wyden and David Steinberg, MD
• Wit: A Play - Margaret Edson and Lois LaCivita Nixon, PhD, MPH
• Travels with the Wolf: A Story of Chronic Illness - Melissa Anne Goldstein and Jack Coulehan, MD, MPH
• Death of the Good Doctor: Lessons from the Heart of the AIDS Epidemic - Kate Scannell, MD and Felice Aull, PhD, MA
• His Brother’s Keeper: A Story from the Edge of Medicine - Jonathan Weiner and Richard M. Ratzan, MD
• The Tyranny of the Normal: An Anthology - edited by Carol Donley, Sheryl Buckley. and David Steinberg, MD
• Dirty Pretty Things: A Narrative Frame for Black Market Organ Sale - Steven Knight, directed by Stephen Fears and Lois LaCivita Nixon, PhD, MLITT, MPH

• Author Affiliations
• Index

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