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Ethics in science and medicine

Paul Miller


  • W Reich, ed., Encyclopedia of Bioethics
  • R Chadwick, ed., Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics




  • P Singer, ed., Applied Ethics, OUP, 1986
  • T Beauchamp and J Childress, Principles of Biomedical Ethics, OUP, 1994


  • R Veatch, A Theory of Medical Ethics, Basic Books, 1981
  • E Pellegrino and D Thomasma, A Philosophical Basis of Medical Practice: Towards a Philosophy and Ethic of the Healing Professions, OUP, 1981
  • E Pellegrino and D Thomasma, The Virtues in Medical Practice, OUP, 1998
  • A Jonsen, The Birth of Bioethics, OUP, 1998
  • R Faden and T Beauchamp, A History and Theory of Informed Consent, OUP, 1986
  • A Buchanan and D Brock, Deciding for Others: the Ethics of Surrogate Decision Making, CUP, 1989
  • T Beauchamp and R Veatch, eds., Ethical Issues in Death and Dying, Prentice-Hall, 1996
  • S Sherwin, No Longer Patient: Feminist Ethics and Health Care, Temple UP, 1992
  • S Wolf, Feminism and Bioethics: Beyond Reproduction, OUP, 1996

Research ethics


  • R Levine, Ethics and Regulation of Clinical Research, Yale UP, 1986
  • P McNeill, Ethics and Politics of Human Experimentation, CUP, 1993
  • B Brody, The Ethics of Biomedical Research: an International Perspective, OUP, 1998
  • J Kahn, A Mastroianni and J Sugarman, Beyond Consent: Seeking Justice in Research, OUP, 1998


  • P Freund, ed., Experimentation with Human Subjects, Braziller, 1970
  • G Annas and M Grodin, The Nazi Doctors and the Nuremberg Code: Human Rights in Human Experimentation, OUP, 1992
  • J Jones, Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, Free Press, 1993
  • S Lederer, Subjected to Science: Human Experimentation in America Before the Second World War, Johns Hopkins UP, 1995
  • A Hornblum, Acres of Skin: Human Experiments at the Holmesburg Prison, Routledge, 1998
  • M Grodin and L Glantz, Children as Research Subjects: Science, Ethics and Law, OUP, 1994
  • G Annas and S Elias, Gene Mapping: Using Law and Ethics as Guides, OUP, 1992
  • D Kelves, In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Users of Human Heredity, Harvard UP, 1995
  • D Kelves and L Hood, The Code of Codes: Scientific and Social Issues in the Human Genome Project, Harvard UP, 1992
  • M Mulkay, The Embryo Research Debate: Science and the Politics of Reproduction, CUP, 1997
  • P Singer, ed., Embryo Experimentation, CUP, 1990
  • M Nussbaum and C Sunstein, eds., Clones and Clones: Facts and Fantasies About Human Cloning, Norton, 1998
  • L Silver, Remaking Eden: Cloning and Beyond in a Brave New World, Avon, 1997


  • Bioethics
  • Bulletin of Medical Ethics
  • Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics
  • Hastings Center Report
  • IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research
  • Journal of Clinical Ethics
  • Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
  • Journal of Medical Ethics
  • Journal of Medicine and Philosophy
  • Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal

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