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The Eclectic Book Review of Bioethics for Beginners by Glenn McGee


The subject of this book, bioethics, has been fiercely debated in one way or another by practically every adult at some point in time.  Regardless, the subject is not one at the forefront of most peoples’ list of priorities, though it should be.  The author has done a great job of discussing a complex and hotly debated subject and distilling it down to plain language that the average person can understand and analyze.  This is a thought provoking read, and is highly recommended for everyone who has any involvement in the medical field; provider, researcher, or patient.

Subject Matter Rating: 5/5

The subject of this book, bioethics, is an extremely important subject with wide-reaching implications, yet most people don’t give it much of a thought.  That is what makes this book so important.

Author’s Knowledge Rating: 5/5

The author has extensive knowledge, and is considered an expert in the field of bioethics.

Formatting Rating: 5/5

This book, while addressing and presenting a complex and hotly debated subject, distills it down to plain language that practically anyone can understand.  It was also beautifully formatted and presented.

Value Rating: 5/5

With an Amazon list price of $24.95 for hardcover, this is one of the more expensive books I have reviewed, but this thought provoking book is well worth every penny.

Overall Rating: 5/5

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