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I read this for a Bioethics course in college Would really like to revisit and re read before I start seeing patients This edition represents a thorough going revision of what has become a classic text in biomedical ethics Major structural changes mark the revision The authors have added a new concluding chapter on methods that, along with its companion chapter on moral theory, emphasizes convergence across theories, coherence in moral justification, and the common morality They have simplified the opening chapter on moral norms which introduces the framework of prima facie moral principles and ways to specify and balance them Together with the shift of advanced material on theory to the back of the book, this heavily revised introductory chapter will make it easier for the wide range of students entering bioethics courses to use this text Another important change is the increased emphasis on character and moral agency, drawing the distinction between agents and actions The sections on truth telling, disclosure of bad news, privacy, conflicts of interest, and research on human subjects have also been thoroughly reworked The four core chapters on principles respect for autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, and justice and the chapter on professional patient relationships retain their familiar structure, but the authors have completely updated their content to reflect developments in philosophical analysis as well as in research, medicine, and health care Throughout, they have used a number of actual cases to illuminate and to test their theory, method, and framework of principles The newest edition of this book is for a book on ethics quite approachable and very well organised Focus on a principle based perspective on biomedical ethics is now well justified and clearly helps frame thought on ethical problems, dilemma etc without leaving no room for judgement or consideration I really enjoyed reading this and there are lots of insightful and thought provoking areas for instance the discussion of who has moral status, challenge to the distinction between killing an The newest edition of this book is for a book on ethics quite approachable and very well organised Focus on a principle based perspective on biomedical ethics is now well justified and clearly helps frame thought on ethical problems, dilemma etc without leaving no room for judgement or consideration I really enjoyed reading this and there are lots of insightful and thought provoking areas for instance the discussion of who has moral status, challenge to the distinction between killing and allowing to die, and justification of morals As with the other bioethics book in my reading library, the author did a great job of explaining concepts. bad I decided to use this book for my Biomedical Ethics course One third of the way through the course, I have decided that this is a fine introduction to Biomedical Ethics The approach is rooted in principlism, detailing what the authors deem the four main principles of Biomedical Ethics autonomy, non maleficence, benificence, and justice I admit that I find the layout of the book somewhat unsatisfactory 1 The chapters on general, normative ethical theories appear at the end of the book 2 I decided to use this book for my Biomedical Ethics course One third of the way through the course, I have decided that this is a fine introduction to Biomedical Ethics The approach is rooted in principlism, detailing what the authors deem the four main principles of Biomedical Ethics autonomy, non maleficence, benificence, and justice I admit that I find the layout of the book somewhat unsatisfactory 1 The chapters on general, normative ethical theories appear at the end of the book 2 The aretaic turn is reduced to a watered down Ethics of Care 3 Social Contract Theory is seemingly favored, under the guises of Liberal Individualism and Communitarianism.I ll fill inas the semester progresses A well written introduction to the interdisciplinary field of medical ethics It contains both theory and application that can be implemented in medical review boards as well as hospital ethics committees However, applying these principles does require a basic understanding of philosophy and law relative to medicine My advice I recommend potential readers to understand the philosophy of medicine before actually reading Beauchamp It will certainly help you critically analyze the logic of med A well written introduction to the interdisciplinary field of medical ethics It contains both theory and application that can be implemented in medical review boards as well as hospital ethics committees However, applying these principles does require a basic understanding of philosophy and law relative to medicine My advice I recommend potential readers to understand the philosophy of medicine before actually reading Beauchamp It will certainly help you critically analyze the logic of medicine Very powerful Principlism 101, if you need to start somewhere on the subject, start here However I don t really adhere to the train of thought, so while I have no qualms with the quality of this book, I m not mindblown by the content. Bioethics and health care policy Principles of Health Care Ethics Very much a textbook I learned a lot, but it isn t light reading for a non philosophy student