Ethics & Medicine Volume 23:1 Spring 2007

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Editorial
Scientists, Ethics, and Public Engagement
C. Ben Mitchell, Ph.D.

GUEST COMMENTARY
Ethics and Genetics of Human Behavior
Calum MacKellar, Ph.D.

GUEST COMMENTARY
Education and Practice of Medical Ethics in Bulgaria after Political and Socio-Economic Changes in the 90s
Borislav D. Dimitrov, M.D., MSc, SM, Ph.D., Zlatka Glutnikova, MC, SM, Ph.D., Bogdana St. Dimitrovoa, M.D., SM

CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS
Permissibility to Stop Man’s Ventilator on his Request
John Dunlop, M.D.

Embryonic Stem Cell Research: A Legitimate Application of Just-War Theory?
Luke Johnson, MA

Report on the 13th Annual Conference on Bioethics
Neuroethics: The New Frontier
Andrew Fergusson, MB, MRCGP

GREY MATTERS: NEUROETHICS
The Matter of the Brightened Grey
William P. Cheshire, Jr., M.D.

THEMED ARTICLE: NEUROETHICS
Brains, Ethics, and Elective Surgeries: Emerging Ethics Consultation
Paul J. Ford, Ph.D., Joseph P. DeMarco, Ph.D.

THEMED ARTICLE: NEUROETHICS
Neuroethics and the Person: Should Neurological and Cognitive Criteria be used to Define Human Value?
Derrick L. Hassert, Ph.D.

Book Reviews
The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank.
David Plotz. New York: Random House, 2005.
ISBN 1-4000-6124-5, 262 pp., hardcover $24.95 (USA), $34.95 (Canada).
Reviewed by Claretta Yvonne Dupree, RN, Ph.D.

Transplantation Ethics.
Robert M. Veatch. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2000.
ISBN 0-8784-0811-8, 427 pp., hardcover, price not listed.
Reviewed by D. Joy Riley, MD, MA (Bioethics)

The Matrix: Charting an Ethics of Inheritable Genetic Alteration.
Marilyn E. Coors., Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.
ISBN 0-7425-1401-3; 161 pp., paper $23.95.
Reviewed by Michael J. Sleasman, MDiv, PhD (cand)

Genetics: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy (Readings in Bioethics).
Thomas A. Shannon, Editor. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005.
ISBN: 0-7425-3238-0, 224 pp., paper $22.95.
Reviewed by Dennis Sullivan, M.D., M.A. (Ethics)

Alternative Medicine and Miracles, a Grand Unified Theory.
Reginald O. Crosley. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, Inc., 2004.
ISBN 0-7618-2893-1, 286 pages, paper $33.50.
Reviewed by Paul E. Toms, B.A., B.D

Birth Control in China 1949-2000: Population policy and demographic development.
Thomas Scharping. London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
ISBN 0-7007-1154-6, 406 pp., hardcover $133.49.
Reviewed by Leah M. Willson, MD, FAACP, FACPeds

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Health Care Ethics.
Drew E. Hinderer and Sara R. Hinderer. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company, 2001.
ISBN 0-7674-1302-4, 192 pp., $45.00.
Reviewed by Ferdinand D. (Nick) Yates, Jr., M.D., M.A. (Bioethics)

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