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The Ethics of Consent
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Franklin Miller
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Consent is a basic component of the ethics of human relations, making permissible a wide range of conduct that would otherwise be wrongful. Consent marks the difference between slavery and employment, permissible sexual relations and rape, borrowing or selling and theft, medical treatment and battery, participation in research and being
Informed Consent
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Jessica W. Berg, Paul S. Appelbaum, Charles W. Lidz, Lisa S. Parker
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-07-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Informed consent - as an ethical ideal and legal doctrine - has been the source of much concern to clinicians. Drawing on a diverse set of backgrounds and two decades of research in clinical settings, the authors - a lawyer, a physician, a social scientist, and a philosopher - help
The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Peter Schaber, Andreas Müller
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-14 - Publisher: Routledge

While the importance of consent has been discussed widely over the last few decades, interest in its study has received renewed attention in recent years, particularly regarding medical treatment, clinical research and sexual acts. The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent is an outstanding reference source to this exciting
New Directions in the Ethics of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Michael Cholbi, Jukka Varelius
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-20 - Publisher: Springer

This book provides novel perspectives on the ethical justifiability of assisted dying. Seeking to go beyond traditional debates on topics such as the value of human life and questions surrounding intention and causation, this volume promises to shift the terrain of the ethical debates about assisted dying. It reconsiders the
Pedophilia and Adult–Child Sex
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Stephen Kershnar
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-20 - Publisher: Lexington Books

This book provides a philosophical analysis of adult–child sex and pedophilia. This sex intuitively strikes many people as sick, disgusting, and wrong. The problem is that it is not clear whether these judgments are justified and whether they are aesthetic or moral. By analogy, many people find it disgusting to