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Morals and medicine the moral problems of: the patient"s right to know the truth, contraception, artificial insemination, sterilization, euthanasia. With a foreword by Karl Menninger. by Joseph Francis Fletcher

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Medical ethics,
  • Medicine and religion

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 229-231.

SeriesBeacon paperback, no. 256
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19042687M

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