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Title Ibero-American bioethics : history and perspectives / Leo Pessini, Christian de Paul de Barchifontaine, Fernando Lolas Stepke, editors.
Imprint Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, 2011.

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Series Philosophy and medicine ; v. 106
Philosophy and medicine ; v. 106.
Subject Bioethics -- Latin America -- History.
Bioethics -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Bioethics -- history. &NC&
Bioethical Issues -- history. &NC&
Bioethics -- history.
Bioethical Issues -- history.
Latin America.
Latin America.
Alt Name Pessini, Leocir, 1955-
Barchifontaine, Christian de Paul de, 1946-
Lolas, Fernando.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 397 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. -- Introduction / Leo Pessini and Christian de Paul de Barchifontaine -- Reflections from the Latin American context. The historical setting of Latin American bioethics / Diego Gracia Guillen -- The discourses of bioethics in Latin America / Jose Alberto Mainetti -- A personal history of bioethics in Latin America : the current challenge to the medical profession and the influence of pharmaceutical companies / James F. Drane -- Bioethics in Latin America and Colombia / Alfonso Lhano Escobar, S.J. -- The Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) and Latin America bioethics / Fernando Lolas Stepke -- Reflections from pioneering voices. References to bioethics in Argentina / Jose Alberto Mainetti and Marta Lucia Perez -- Bioethics in Bolivia : antecedents and projections / Javier Luna Orosco Eduardo -- An X-ray of bioethics in Brazil : pioneering voices, institutional and educational programs, and perspectives / Leo Pessini and Christian de Paul de Barchifontain -- Bioethics in Chile / Miguel Kottow -- Evolution of bioethics in Costa Rica : a recent history / Daniel Bustos Montero -- Bioethics in Cuba : responsibility and solidarity / Jose Ramon Acosta Sariego -- The history of bioethics in the Dominican Republic / Miguel Angel Suazo -- Historical aspects of the development of bioethics in Ecuador / Katya Rodriguez -- A survey of the development of Mexican bioethics : genomic medicine as one of its greatest challenges / Gerardo Jimenez-Sanchez [and others] -- The history of bioethics in Panama / Claude Verges -- The history and development of bioethics in Paraguay / Marta Ascurra -- Bioethics in Peru / Roberto Lhanos Zuloaga -- Bioethics in Portugal / Jorge Biscaia and Walter Osswald -- Historical development of bioethics in Puerto Rico / Leonides Santos y Vargas -- The dynamics of the bioethical dialogue in Spain / Francesc Abel and Nuria Terribas -- Bioethics in Venezuela : first footpaths / Ludwig Schmidt H. -- Special topics in bioethics. Bioethics and religion in Latin America / Marcio Fabri dos Anjos -- Bioethics and women in Latin America : a biographical and genealocical essay / Debora Diniz and Dirce Guilhem -- Bioethics and the environment : a hermeneutic approach / Jose Roque Junges and Lucilda Selli -- Human vulnerability / Jose Eduardo de Siqueira and Marco Segre -- Ethics of research involving human beings : the Brazilian experience / William Saad Hossne and Corina Bontempo Duca de Freitas -- The future of Ibero-American bioethics. A prospective examination for discovering challenges from the Hispano-American historical context / Hubert Lepargneur -- A critical reading of Latin American bioethics / German Calderon Legarda -- What kind of future awaits us? some challenging questions for the future of bioethics in Ibero-America / Leo Pessini and Christian de Paul de Barchifontaine -- Postscript. The many beginnings of bioethics : a comparison of American and Ibero-American bioethics and the possibility of a global bioethics / Jennifer A. Bulcock.
Summary Traces the development of bioethics in the Ibero-American context. This book discuses the relationship of bioethics in Latin America to questions and issues in Roman Catholic moral theology and philosophy.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781402093500 (e-isbn)
1402093500 (e-isbn)
OCLC # 567352962
Additional Format Print version: Ibero-American bioethics. Dordrecht : Springer, 2010 9781402093494 (DLC) 2009933100 (OCoLC)260208429

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