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Olver, Ian N.
This is an original contribution to the much debated area of the value that we should place on human life. With the euthanasia issue highlighted in the public arena this book argues for a non-absolutist highest value on life ethic and how that fits with society's current emphasis on individual autonomy. Not only are the arguments for and against placing a highest value on life explored but the way of arguing particularly the use of slippery slopes is discussed. By the use of everyday examples the impact of placing a high value on life is explored. A futuristic intensive care ward round illustrates the ethical and resource issues with which we would be challenged in adopting a highest value on life policy for medical decisions. This book will be useful for students of ethics, nursing and medicine as well as those engaged in the public debate on euthanasia. 165pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 140201029X
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Inventory #14637
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.15 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Moon, Brenda
This is a detailed biography, of Miss Amelia B Edwards; founder of the Egypt Exploration Fund, as it was originally known. Miss Edwards (1831-1892) was a well-known novelist who became interested in preserving Egypt's ancient monuments while on a cruise in 1873-4, the subject of her best-selling travel book "A Thousand Miles Up The Nile".319pp. N.B. Dent to foredge of rear board otherwise As New.
Egypt Exploration Society, 2006, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0856981699
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Inventory #24066
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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McMaster, Michael D.
N.B.HIGHLIGHTING.
Butterworth Heinemann, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 075069792X
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Inventory #29511
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Edited By Kessell,John L.
This book, originally published in 1989 and long unavailable, is reissued in conjunction with the completed multi-volume translation of the official correspondence of don Diego De Vargas, late seventeenth-century governor and re-coloniser of New Mexico. These personal letters not only illuminate their author but the history of New Mexico as don Diego experienced it. Like the Journals of don Diego de Vargas, this volume reflects years of document collection, translation, and annotation by the Vargas Project directed by John L Kessell. Slight dent to right hand edge front board.596pp.
University of New Mexico Press, 2002, Cloth/Gilt, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Third Printing. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0826311121
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Inventory #5643
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.22 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Yung, Kai Kin
144pp.
The Herbert Press, 1984, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 090696945X
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Inventory #19388
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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