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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL2035: Critical Bioethics

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 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.

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

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).

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

A Hedgecoe, Critical Bioethics. Beyond the Social Science Critique of Applied Ethics, In Bioethics, 18 (2) 2004, pp. 120-143.

R Hursthouse, Virtue Theory and Abortion, Philosophy & Public Affairs Vol. 20(3), 1991, pp. 223-246

MO Little, Why a feminist approach to Bioethics, Kennedy Institute for Ethics Journal, 1996, 6 (1), pp. 1-18.

S Sherwin, Abortion through a Feminist Ethics Lense, Dialogue, 1991, pp. 372-421.

H. Slim, Humanitarian Ethics. A Guide to the Morality of Aid in War and Disaster, C Hurst & Co, London 2015