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An Intelligent Person's Guide to Ethics

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 12 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1664
  1. Paul Crichton, psychiatrist
  1. Royal Marsden Hospital, London

    Mary Warnock

    Duckworth £12.95, pp 128

    ISBN 0715628410

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    Mary Warnock is a highly regarded moral philosopher. She has been headmistress of Oxford High School and mistress of Girton College, Cambridge, and she has chaired the Government Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilisation and Embryology, whose conclusions formed the basis of subsequent legislation. She is no pure academic but has extensive experience in the practical application of moral philosophy, especially in medicine. This all shows in her latest book. Although written for the …

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