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
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