A Dictionary of Law

A Dictionary of Law

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This dictionary is for all those without a legal qualification who nevertheless need some legal knowledge, particularly in the course of their work. Fully revised and updated for this third edition, it should also be a useful reference book for lawyers, law students, and legal secretaries in the UK or any Commonwealth country where the legal system is founded on English law.
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  • Hardback | 438 pages
  • 129 x 196 x 31.75mm | 403g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • bibliography, index
  • 0192117009
  • 9780192117007

Table of contents

Preface to the second edition. 1. Knowledge, skills, and values. 2. Scientific understanding and decision-making. 3. Moral values. 4. Autonomy and respect. 5. Embryos, persons and other human beings. 6. Individual and group responsibility. 7. Moral conflict and moral deficiency. 8. Alternative views of human nature. 9. Arguments. 10. Learning and teaching moral values. 11. Making contact and making decisions. 12. Working together. 13. A question of lining. 14. Quality of life. 15. Health: the moral issues. 16. A question of dying. 17. A question of economics. 18. Moral aspects of research. 19. Quality in health care. 20. Codes of ethics. Bibliography. Index.
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