If I Were a Rich Man Could I Buy a Pancreas?: And Other Essays on the Ethics of Health Care

If I Were a Rich Man Could I Buy a Pancreas?: And Other Essays on the Ethics of Health Care

by Arthur L. Caplan

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Overview

"An important contribution to a debate that will continue for some time." —Health and Canadian Society

"Insightful and thought-provoking. . . . As Caplan has demonstrated so clearly . . . we would all be better off if the ethicists spoke first and not last." —The Washington Post

"Caplan's views are important and instructive. . . . [This] book represents some of his best work." —New England Journal of Medicine

"Caplan's [book] is thought provoking, insightful, and well argued. I recommend it highly." —The Journal of the American Medical Association

" . . . a generously illustrated discourse on method in medical and practical ethics." —Ethics

A member of the President's Task Force on National Health Care Reform examines some of the most controversial biomedical issues of our time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253208682
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 08/22/1992
Series: Medical Ethics Series
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

ARTHUR L. CAPLAN is Director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Professor in the Departments of Philosophy and Surgery at the University of Minnesota.

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