Ethics & Medicine Volume 24:3 Fall 2008

Download PDF : E&M 24.3

EDITORIAL
Healthcare and the Common Good
C. Ben Mitchell, PhD

GUEST COMMENTARY
How Much Brain Do I Need to Be Human?
Scott B. Rae, PhD

GREY MATTERS
The Synapse and Other Gaps
William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD

CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS
The Rights and Responsibilities of Pregnant Women
Susan M. Haack, MD, MA (Bioethics), FACOG

Complicity and Stem Cell Research: Countering the Utilitarian Argument
Dennis M. Sullivan, MD, MA (Ethics) and Aaron Costerisan, MA (Ethics)

An Ethical Analysis of the Harm Reduction Approach to Prostitution
Jeffrey Barrows, DO, MA (Bioethics), FACOOG

Zenoism, Depress ion and Attitudes Toward Suicide and Physician-Assisted Suicide: The Moderating Effects of Religiousity and Gender
K. J. Kaplan, PhD, et al

Book Reviews
Reformed and Always Reforming: The Postconservative Approach to Evangelical Theology
Roger E. Olson. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2007.
ISBN 0 – 8 010 -316 9 – 9; 247 PAGES, PAPERBACK, $19.99
Reviewed by David C. Cramer, MDiv, MA (Philosophy of Religion, cand.), who is an Adjunct
Professor for the School of Religion and Philosophy at Bethel College, Mishawaka, Indiana, USA.

Ethics & AIDS in Africa: The Challenge to Our Thinking
Anton A. Van Niekerk and Lorette M. Kopelman, Ed. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, Inc., 2005.
ISBN 9 8 -1598740714 ; 222 PAGES, PAPERBACK, $ 24.95
Reviewed by Sharon A. Falkenheimer, MD (Aerospace Medicine), MPH, MA (Bioethics),
who has many years of experience in international situations, has spoken and taught in over 15
nations, has formerly directed international medical training at the USAF School of Aerospace
Medicine, and is an academician at the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine, a
Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association, and a Fellow at the Center for Bioethics and Human
Dignity, USA.

Can a Health Care Market be Moral? A Catholic Vision
Mary J. McDonough. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2007.
ISBN 978 -1- 58901-157-1, 256 PAGES, PAPERBACK, $29.95
Reviewed by Susan M. Haack, MD, MA (Bioethics), FACOG, who is a consultative gynecologist
at Hess Memorial Hospital and Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, Wisconsin, USA.

Waiting With Gabriel: A Story of Cherishing a Baby’s Brief Life
Amy Kuebelbeck. Chicago: Loyola Press, 2003.

ISBN 0 – 8294 -1603 -X; 174 PAGES, PAPERBACK, $17.95
Reviewed by Ferdinand D. (Nick) Yates, Jr., MD, MA (Bioethics), who is a pediatrician and
consultant on Pediatric, Adolescent and Neonatal Issues in Buffalo, New York, a Fellow at the Centerfor Bioethics and Human Dignity, and an Adjunct Professor of Bioethics at Trinity InternationalUniversity, Bannockburn, Illinois, USA.

Posted in Journal.