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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human experimentation in medicine -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Body, Human (Philosophy),
  • Medical ethics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Henk A.M.J. Ten Have and Jos V.M. Welie ; with the collaboration of Stuart F. Spicker.
SeriesPhilosophy and medicine ;, v. 59, European studies in philosophy of medicine ;, 3
ContributionsHave, H. ten., Welie, Jos V. M., Spicker, Stuart F., 1937-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR853.H8 O95 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 235 p. ;
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL366029M
ISBN 100792351509
LC Control Number98026395

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