Subject: Ethics

A Catholic Guide to Ethical Clinical Research By Catholic Medical Association
67 pages | ISBN 978-0-935372-53-3
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A Catholic Guide to Ethical Clinical Research

This small volume is designed to provoke thought about key question in modern research ethics and attempts to resolve a series of real-life cases in research ethics by applying four key principles of the moral life, namely, truth, respect for life, the integrity of persons, and the conjoined ideas of generosity and justice.

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Affirming Love, Avoiding AIDS: What Africa Can Teach the West By Jokin de Irala and Matthew Hanley
256 pages | ISBN 9780935372564
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Affirming Love, Avoiding AIDS: What Africa Can Teach the West

Using abundant evidence drawn from the latest scientific research, Hanley and de Irala show that the most effective method of combating AIDS is through sexual abstinence and fidelity in marriage.

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Catholic Health Care Ethics: A Manual for Practitioners By Albert S. Moraczewski, Edward J. Furton and Peter J. Cataldo
466 pages | ISBN 978-0-935372-54-0
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Catholic Health Care Ethics: A Manual for Practitioners

More than thirty authors, who are experts in their fields, examine moral action theory, key ethical principles, ethics committees, the embryo and fetus, contraception, reproductive technologies, and numerous other topics.

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Economics and the Moral Order By Joseph Baldacchino
43 pages | ISBN 978-0-932783-00-4
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Economics and the Moral Order

This succinct but illuminating book defends the free market, while criticizing a narrowly economistic understanding of man and society. Baldacchino argues that a sound economy has ethical and cultural prerequisites that are integral to its survival. Includes an introduction by Russell Kirk.

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Handbook on Critical Life Issues, Revised Third Edition By John A. Leies
285 pages | ISBN 9780935372472
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Handbook on Critical Life Issues, Revised Third Edition

This popular classroom text appears in a revised third edition with updates on nutrition and hydration, the persistent vegetative state, stem cell research, euthanasia, important court rulings, and many other topics critical to today’s health care profession.

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Human Embryo Adoption: Biotechnology, Marriage, and the Right to Life By Edward J. Furton and Thomas V. Berg
362 pages | ISBN 9780935372502
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Human Embryo Adoption: Biotechnology, Marriage, and the Right to Life

What should we do with the hundreds of thousands of frozen embryos held in fertility clinics around the world today? One solution would be adoption. Would such a course of action be moral? That is the question faced in this volume.

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Live the Truth: The Moral Legacy of John Paul II in Catholic Health Care By Edward J. Furton
343 pages | ISBN 9780935372496
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Live the Truth: The Moral Legacy of John Paul II in Catholic Health Care

An appreciation for the papacy of John Paul II, this volume was produced shortly after his death on April 2, 2005. Two of his encyclicals come in for close examination, namely Evangelium vitae, the great essay on the good of human life, and Veritatis splendor, the Pope’s examination of act of moral judgment.

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Ordinary and Extraordinary Means of Conserving Life: Fiftieth Anniversary Edition By
280 pages | ISBN 978-0-935372-55-7
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Ordinary and Extraordinary Means of Conserving Life: Fiftieth Anniversary Edition

Daniel A. Cronin’s survey of moral theology on the topic of ordinary and extraordinary means remains the standard reference work on this critically important distinction for end-of-life decision-making.

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Urged On by Christ: Catholic Health Care in Tension with Contemporary Culture By Edward J. Furton
218 pages | ISBN 978-0-935372-52-6
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Urged On by Christ: Catholic Health Care in Tension with Contemporary Culture

As the largest non-profit provider of health care in the United States, the Catholic health care system often finds itself in conflict with a broader culture that does not appreciate the perennial values that gave birth to the idea of the hospital. These essays discuss the current challenges to Catholic identity and some of the moral questions that are at the root cause of that conflict.

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Walk as Children of Light: The Challenge of Cooperation in a Pluralistic Society By Edward J. Furton and Louise A. Mitchell
287 pages | ISBN 9780935372465
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Walk as Children of Light: The Challenge of Cooperation in a Pluralistic Society

The writers in this volume seek ways in which to cooperate with a wider culture does not necessarily share the moral vision of the Catholic Church. How does one provide health care in cooperation with others who sometimes hold view diametrically opposed to those advanced by the Church and the Western tradition?

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