Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL2035: Critical Bioethics

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Anthony Appiah, Experiments in Ethics, Harvard University Press (2008).

Wolfgang Bender, C. Hauskeller and A. Manzei (eds), Crossing Borders: Global Cultural, Religious and Political differences concerning Stem Cell Research, Agenda Publishers (2005), available online

Lorraine Daston and Fernando Vidal, “Doing What Comes Naturally” In: The Moral Authority of Nature, Daston and Vidal (eds), University of Chicago (2004).

Raymond De Vries,Leigh Turner,Kristina Orfali,Charles Bosk (eds), The View From Here: Bioethics and the Social Sciences (Sociology of Health and Illness Monographs). Wiley-Blackwell (2007).

Lisa A. Eckenwiler andFelicia G. Cohn (eds), The Ethics of Bioethics: Mapping the Moral Landscape, Johns, Hopkins University Press (2007).

Jonathan Glover: Choosing Children: Genes, Disability, and Design (Uehiro Series in Practical Ethics), Oxford University Press (2008).

Jürgen Habermas, The Future of Human Nature, Polity Press (2003).

Christine Hauskeller, Steve Sturdy and Richard Tutton (eds), Special Issue Sociology: Genetics and the Sociology of Identity, SAGE (2013).

Daniel Kevles and Leroy Hood (eds), The Code of Codes, Scientific and Social Issues in the Human Genome Project, Harvard University Press (1993).

Helga Kuhse and Peter Singer (eds), A Companion to Bioethics, Blackwell Publishing (2001).


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