Bioethics and moral decisions / Florentino T. Timbreza.

By: Timbreza, Florentino TQuezon City : C & E Pub., 2007Description: xx, 303 p. ; 22 cmContent type: rdacontent Media type: rdamedia Carrier type: rdacarrierISBN: 9789715846257Subject(s): Medical ethicsLOC classification: FIL QH 332 | .T56 2007 C.6
Contents:
Part One MORAL PHILOSOPHY AND BIOETHICS -- Chapter 1 Human Existence and Ethics Introduction 1.1 Moral Philosophy 1.2 Ethical Postulates 1.3 Types of Ethics 1.4 Bioethics as Applied Ethics 1.5 Evolutionary Phases of Bioethical Studies 1.6 Dominant Themes in Bioethical Inquiry Review Questions -- Chapter 2 ETHICAL SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT(ONE) Introduction 2.1 Ethical Relativism 2.2 Situation Ethics 2.3 Pragmatism 2 .4 Utilitarianism -- Chapter 3 ETHICAL SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT (TWO) Introduction 3.1 Kant's Ethics 3.2 Ross's .Ethics 3.3 Rawls' Theory of Justice 3.4 Natural Law Ethics Postscript Review Questions -- Part Two MORAL ISSUES (ONE) Nature of Moral Issue and Moral Reasoning -- Chapter 4 THE MORAL ISSUE OF ABORTION Introduction 4.1 Meaning and Types of Abortion 4.2 The Moral Issue 4.3 Immediate Hominization 4.4 Delayed Animation 4.5 Pre-lmplantation Period 4.6 Cell Division Process 4.7 Curettage 4.8 Three General Viewpoints .of Abortion 4.9 Pro-life Movement 4.10 Effects of Abortion 4.11 Pro-choice Movement Postscript Moral Problems and Questions -- Chapter 5 THE MORAL ISSUE OF EUTHANASIA Introduction 5.1 Meaning and Cases of Euthanasia 5.2 The Problem of Human Dignity 5.3 Different Views 5.4 Application of Ethical Theories Moral Problems and Questions -- Chapter 6 THE MORAL ISSUE OF SUICIDE Introduction 6.1 Meaning and Causes of Suicide 6.2 The Cons of Suicide 6.3 The Pros of Suicide 6.4 Application of Ethical Theories Moral Problems and Questions -- Chapter 7 THE MORAL ISSUE OF BIRTH DEFORMITIES Introduction 7.1 Meaning and Common Cause of Birth Deformities 7.2 Types of Deformities 7.3 Retrospect 7.4 Application of Ethical Theories Moral Problems and Questions -- Chapter 8 DEFINITION AND DETERMINATION OF DEATH Introduction 8.1 The Need to Redefine Death 8.2 Several Definitions of Death 8.3 In the Medical Context 8.4 Attitudes Towards Death 8.5 Several Views of Death 8.6 Application of Ethical Theories Moral Problems and Questions -- Chapter 9 THE MORAL ISSUES OF PATERNALISM AND TRUTH-TELLING Introduction 9.1 Definition and Types of Paternalism 9.2 In the Medical Context 9.3 justifications for Personal Paternalism 9.4 justifications for State Paternalism 9.5 Application of Ethical Theories 9.6 Truth-telling 9.7 Justifications for Truth-telling 9.8 Confidentiality 9.9 Application of Ethical Theories Moral Problems and Questions -- Chapter 10 THE MORAL ISSUE OF PATIENTS'' RIGHT Introduction 10.1 Meaning of Patients'' Right 10.2 Types of Patients'' Rights 1 0.3 Four Major Elements of Informed Consent 10.4 Limitations of a Patients'' Rights 10.5 In the Medical Context 10.6 The Rights of Patients 10.7 Application of Ethical Theories Moral Problems and Questions -- Part Three MORAL ISSUES (TWO) Chapter 11 THE MORAL ISSUES OF CONTRACEPTION AND STERILIZATION Introduction 11.1 Meaning of Contraception 11.2 Definition of Sterilization 11.3 Types of Sterilization 11.4 Justification of Contraception 11.5 Methods of Contraception or Family Planning. 11.6 Application of Ethical Theories Moral Problems and Questions -- Chapter 12 THE MORAL ISSUE OF ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION Introduction 12.1 Definition and Types of Artificial Insemination 12.2 Justifications for AIH 12.3 Justifications for AID 12.4 Application of Ethical Theories Moral Problems and Questions -- Chapter 13 Introduction 13.1 The Nuremberg Code 13.2 Justification of Human Experimentation 13.3 Medical Therapy and Medical Research 13.4 Informed Voluntary Consent 13.5 Drug Testing and the Use of Placebos 13.6 Single-blind and Double-blind Test Design 13.7 Justifications of the Use of Placebos 13.8 Criticisms 13.9 Researches Involving Children, Prisoners, the Poor, and Fetuses 13.10 Application of Ethical Theories Moral Problems and Questions Chapter 14 THE MORAL ISSUE OF GENETIC ENGINEERING Introduction 14.1 Genetic Engineering 14.2 Chromosomes, DNA, and Genes 14.3 Genetic Testing 14.4 Prenatal Diagnosis 14.5 Genetic Screening 14.6 Genetic Intervention 14.7 In Vitro Fertilization 14.8 Embryo Transfer 14.9 Surrogate Motherhood 14.10 Sperm and Zygote Banking 14.11 Sex Selection 14.12 Sex Change Operations 14.13 Organic Transplants 14.14 Cloning 14.15 Application of Ethical Theories Moral Problems and Questions -- Chapter 15 THE MORAL ISSUES OF BEHAVIOR CONTROL AND CLAIM TO HEALTH CARE Introduction 15.1 Lobotomy 15.2 Types of Psychosurgical Operations 15.3 Chemotherapy 15.4 Psychotherapy 15.5 Electrical Stimulation of the Brain 15.6 Aversion Therapy 15.7 Application of Ethical Theories 15.8 Claim to Health Care 15.9 The Individual''s Inherent Dignity 15.10 Medical Individualism 15.11 Social Commitment 15.12 Allocation of Scarce Resources 15: 13 Application of Ethical Theories Moral Problems and questions -- Chapter 16 THE MORALITY OF HUMAN SEXUALITY Introduction 16.1 Meaning of Sex to the Individual 16.2 Mutual Experience of Each Other''s Worth 16.3 An Appeal for Mutual Care 16.4 Sharing Each Other''s Being 16.5 Self-Discovery as Persons 16.6 Making Each be Truly Himself 16.7 Pain of Unrequited Love 16.8 Affirmation of Situated Freedom 16.9 Moral Disciple 16.10 One''s Inhumanity to Another 16.11 Commitment and Responsibility 16.12 Safeguarding the Other''s Value 16.13 Responsibility to and for One Another 16.14 Humanizing and Dehumanizing 16.15 Type of Sexual Deviation 16.16 In the Medical Context 16.17 Preventive Measures of Sex Deviation 16.18 Pornography and Prostitution 16.19 In the Moral Context 16.20 Sexual Anomalies and Ailments 16.21 Sexually Transmitted Disease 16.22 Application of Ethical Theories Moral Problems and Questions -- Epilogue Bibliography Index
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part One MORAL PHILOSOPHY AND BIOETHICS --

Chapter 1 Human Existence and Ethics
Introduction
1.1 Moral Philosophy
1.2 Ethical Postulates
1.3 Types of Ethics
1.4 Bioethics as Applied Ethics
1.5 Evolutionary Phases of Bioethical Studies
1.6 Dominant Themes in Bioethical Inquiry
Review Questions --

Chapter 2 ETHICAL SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT(ONE)
Introduction
2.1 Ethical Relativism
2.2 Situation Ethics
2.3 Pragmatism
2 .4 Utilitarianism --

Chapter 3 ETHICAL SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT (TWO)
Introduction
3.1 Kant's Ethics
3.2 Ross's .Ethics
3.3 Rawls' Theory of Justice
3.4 Natural Law Ethics
Postscript
Review Questions --

Part Two MORAL ISSUES (ONE)

Nature of Moral Issue and Moral Reasoning --

Chapter 4 THE MORAL ISSUE OF ABORTION
Introduction
4.1 Meaning and Types of Abortion
4.2 The Moral Issue
4.3 Immediate Hominization
4.4 Delayed Animation
4.5 Pre-lmplantation Period
4.6 Cell Division Process
4.7 Curettage
4.8 Three General Viewpoints .of Abortion
4.9 Pro-life Movement
4.10 Effects of Abortion
4.11 Pro-choice Movement
Postscript
Moral Problems and Questions --

Chapter 5 THE MORAL ISSUE OF EUTHANASIA
Introduction
5.1 Meaning and Cases of Euthanasia
5.2 The Problem of Human Dignity
5.3 Different Views
5.4 Application of Ethical Theories
Moral Problems and Questions --

Chapter 6 THE MORAL ISSUE OF SUICIDE
Introduction
6.1 Meaning and Causes of Suicide
6.2 The Cons of Suicide
6.3 The Pros of Suicide
6.4 Application of Ethical Theories
Moral Problems and Questions --

Chapter 7 THE MORAL ISSUE OF BIRTH DEFORMITIES
Introduction
7.1 Meaning and Common Cause of Birth Deformities
7.2 Types of Deformities
7.3 Retrospect
7.4 Application of Ethical Theories
Moral Problems and Questions --

Chapter 8 DEFINITION AND DETERMINATION OF DEATH
Introduction
8.1 The Need to Redefine Death
8.2 Several Definitions of Death
8.3 In the Medical Context
8.4 Attitudes Towards Death
8.5 Several Views of Death
8.6 Application of Ethical Theories
Moral Problems and Questions --

Chapter 9 THE MORAL ISSUES OF PATERNALISM AND TRUTH-TELLING
Introduction
9.1 Definition and Types of Paternalism
9.2 In the Medical Context
9.3 justifications for Personal Paternalism
9.4 justifications for State Paternalism
9.5 Application of Ethical Theories
9.6 Truth-telling
9.7 Justifications for Truth-telling
9.8 Confidentiality
9.9 Application of Ethical Theories
Moral Problems and Questions --

Chapter 10 THE MORAL ISSUE OF PATIENTS'' RIGHT
Introduction
10.1 Meaning of Patients'' Right
10.2 Types of Patients'' Rights
1 0.3 Four Major Elements of Informed Consent
10.4 Limitations of a Patients'' Rights
10.5 In the Medical Context
10.6 The Rights of Patients
10.7 Application of Ethical Theories
Moral Problems and Questions --

Part Three MORAL ISSUES (TWO)

Chapter 11 THE MORAL ISSUES OF CONTRACEPTION AND STERILIZATION
Introduction
11.1 Meaning of Contraception
11.2 Definition of Sterilization
11.3 Types of Sterilization
11.4 Justification of Contraception
11.5 Methods of Contraception or Family Planning.
11.6 Application of Ethical Theories
Moral Problems and Questions --

Chapter 12 THE MORAL ISSUE OF ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION
Introduction
12.1 Definition and Types of Artificial Insemination
12.2 Justifications for AIH
12.3 Justifications for AID
12.4 Application of Ethical Theories
Moral Problems and Questions --

Chapter 13
Introduction
13.1 The Nuremberg Code
13.2 Justification of Human Experimentation
13.3 Medical Therapy and Medical Research
13.4 Informed Voluntary Consent
13.5 Drug Testing and the Use of Placebos
13.6 Single-blind and Double-blind Test Design
13.7 Justifications of the Use of Placebos
13.8 Criticisms
13.9 Researches Involving Children, Prisoners, the Poor, and Fetuses
13.10 Application of Ethical Theories
Moral Problems and Questions
Chapter 14 THE MORAL ISSUE OF GENETIC ENGINEERING
Introduction
14.1 Genetic Engineering
14.2 Chromosomes, DNA, and Genes
14.3 Genetic Testing
14.4 Prenatal Diagnosis
14.5 Genetic Screening
14.6 Genetic Intervention
14.7 In Vitro Fertilization
14.8 Embryo Transfer
14.9 Surrogate Motherhood
14.10 Sperm and Zygote Banking
14.11 Sex Selection
14.12 Sex Change Operations
14.13 Organic Transplants
14.14 Cloning
14.15 Application of Ethical Theories
Moral Problems and Questions --

Chapter 15 THE MORAL ISSUES OF BEHAVIOR CONTROL AND CLAIM TO HEALTH CARE
Introduction
15.1 Lobotomy
15.2 Types of Psychosurgical Operations
15.3 Chemotherapy
15.4 Psychotherapy
15.5 Electrical Stimulation of the Brain
15.6 Aversion Therapy
15.7 Application of Ethical Theories
15.8 Claim to Health Care
15.9 The Individual''s Inherent Dignity
15.10 Medical Individualism
15.11 Social Commitment
15.12 Allocation of Scarce Resources
15: 13 Application of Ethical Theories
Moral Problems and questions --

Chapter 16 THE MORALITY OF HUMAN SEXUALITY
Introduction
16.1 Meaning of Sex to the Individual
16.2 Mutual Experience of Each Other''s Worth
16.3 An Appeal for Mutual Care
16.4 Sharing Each Other''s Being
16.5 Self-Discovery as Persons
16.6 Making Each be Truly Himself
16.7 Pain of Unrequited Love
16.8 Affirmation of Situated Freedom
16.9 Moral Disciple
16.10 One''s Inhumanity to Another
16.11 Commitment and Responsibility
16.12 Safeguarding the Other''s Value
16.13 Responsibility to and for One Another
16.14 Humanizing and Dehumanizing
16.15 Type of Sexual Deviation
16.16 In the Medical Context
16.17 Preventive Measures of Sex Deviation
16.18 Pornography and Prostitution
16.19 In the Moral Context
16.20 Sexual Anomalies and Ailments
16.21 Sexually Transmitted Disease
16.22 Application of Ethical Theories
Moral Problems and Questions --

Epilogue
Bibliography
Index

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