Bioethics at the Movies

Bioethics at the Movies

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Bioethics explores the ways in which popular films engage basic bioethical concepts and concerns. Twenty-one philosophically grounded essays use cinematic tools such as character and plot development, scene setting, and narrative framing to demonstrate a range of principles and topics in contemporary medical ethics. Structured to mirror bioethics and cinema classes, this innovative work includes end-of-chapter questions for further consideration and contributions from scholars from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Israel, Spain, and Australia.Within Bicentennial Man, the main attributes that Andrew possesses that are seen to make him unique are creativity, ... Andrew also initiates action, finding tasks to do to utilize his time even when not ordered to do ... However by the end of the movie ROBOTS AND PERSONS IN I, ROBOT AND BICENTENNIAL MAN 49.

Title:Bioethics at the Movies
Author:Sandra Shapshay
Publisher:JHU Press - 2009-01-12


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