Human dignity in bioethics and law / Charles Foster
- Foster, Charles, 1962-
- Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2011.
- Physical Description:
- xxxiii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Beginnings -- A short history of dignity -- Defining and dissecting dignity -- "Dignity is useless" -- What do non-philosophers and non-lawyers mean by dignity? -- Taking stock of the view from the academy and the ward -- Dignity in the courtroom : general overview -- Consent, confidentiality, privacy, medical research and resources -- Human enhancement and cloning technologies -- Reproductive choice and the unborn -- The end of life -- The use and abuse of body parts.
- 1849461775 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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