Hungry for Bioethics?

The University of Pennsylvania's Arthur Caplan reviews The Cambridge Textbook of Bioethics in the latest issue of PLoS Biology. This 554-page tome by Singer and Viens is broad, he says, covering clinical ethics, end-of-life care, ethics of health systems, genetics, religious perspectives on bioethics and research ethics.

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