Bioethical Prescriptions collects F.M. Kamm's articles on bioethics, which have appeared over the last twenty-five years and which have made her among the most influential philosophers in this area.
Kamm is known for her intricate, sophisticated, and painstaking philosophical analyses of moral problems generally and of bioethical issues in particular.
This volume showcases these articles - revised to eliminate redundancies - as parts of a coherent whole.
Asubstantive introduction identifies important themes than run through the articles.
Section headings include Death and Dying; Early Life (on conception and use of embryos, abortion, and childhood); Genetics and Other Enhancements (on cloning and other genetic technologies); Allocating Scarce Resources; andMethodology (on the relation of moral theory and practical ethics).