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Cutting to the Core [electronic resource]: Exploring the Ethics of Contested Surgeries

edited by David Benatar
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2006.
Language
English
ISBN
0742550001 (cloth : alk. paper), 074255001X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction. The ethics of contested surgeris / David Benatar
  • pt. I. Male circumcision and female genital cutting
  • 1. Between prophylaxis and child abuse : the ethics of neonatal male circumcision / Michael Benatar, David Benatar
  • 2. The ethics of neonatal male circumcision : helping parents to decide / Leslie Cannold
  • 3. Genital alteration of female minors / Dena S. Davis
  • pt. II. Sex assignment and reassignment surgery
  • 4. The ethics of surgically assigning sex for intersex children / Merle Spriggs, Julian Savulescu
  • 5. Transsexualism and gender reassignment surgery / Heather Daper, Neil Evans
  • pt. III. Separating conjoined twins
  • 6. Separating conjoined twins : disability, ontology, and moral status / Richard Hull, Stephen Wilkinson
  • 7. Conjunction and separation : viable relationships, equitable partings / David Wasserman
  • pt. IV. Limb and face transplantation
  • 8. Ethical issues in limb transplants / Donna Dickenson, Guy Widdershoven
  • 9. Changing faces : ethics, identity, and facial transplantation / Françoise Baylis
  • pt. V. Cosmetic surgery
  • 10. A defense of cosmetic surgery / Stephen Coleman
  • 11. Beauty under the knife : a feminist appraisal of cosmetic surgery / Rosemarie Tong, Hilde Lindemann
  • pt. VI. Placebo surgery
  • 12. The emperor's new scar : the ethics of placebo surgery / David Neil
  • 13. Sham surgery and reasonable risks / Alex John London.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-231) and index.
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