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Cosmetic Surgery (Ethical Debates)Is it ever justified for a person to use surgery to enhance the way they look? Is surgery an acceptable means for people to feel confident with their appearance? This book explores in detail the issue of using plastic surgery for aesthetic purposes. It looks at the historical background to cosmetic surgery and the implications of its use today….

Ethical Debates: Cosmetic Surgery by Kaye Stearman (2012-02-09)Is it ever justified for a person to use surgery to enhance the way they look? Is surgery an acceptable means for people to feel confident with their appearance? This book explores in detail the issue of using plastic surgery for aesthetic purposes. It looks at the historical background to cosmetic surgery and the implications of its use today….

Ethical Debates: Cosmetic Surgery by Kaye Stearman (2009-02-12)Is it ever justified for a person to use surgery to enhance the way they look? Is surgery an acceptable means for people to feel confident with their appearance? This book explores in detail the issue of using plastic surgery for aesthetic purposes. It looks at the historical background to cosmetic surgery and the implications of its use today….

Our Bodies Belong to God: Organ Transplants, Islam, and the Struggle for Human Dignity in EgyptWhy has Egypt, a pioneer of organ transplantation, been reluctant to pass a national organ transplant law for more than three decades? This book analyzes the national debate over organ transplantation in Egypt as it has unfolded during a time of major social and political transformation—including mounting dissent against a brutal regime, the privatization of health care, advances in science, the growing gap between rich and poor, and the Islamic revival. Sherine Hamdy recasts bioethics as a nec…

Shaping Our Selves: On Technology, Flourishing, and a Habit of ThinkingWhen bioethicists debate the use of technologies like surgery and pharmacology to shape our selves, they are, ultimately, debating what it means for human beings to flourish. They are debating what makes animals like us truly happy, and whether the technologies at issue will bring us closer to or farther from such happiness. The positions that participants adopt in debates regarding such ancient and fundamental questions are often polarized, and cannot help but be deeply personal. It is no wonde…