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Research projects at the Center often lead to collections of essays from project participants, and Center scholars also write independently on a variety of topics.

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Shaping Our SelvesShaping Our Selves: On Technology, Flourishing, and a Habit of Thinking 
Erik Parens
(Oxford University Press, 2014)
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Humans in NatureHumans in Nature: The World as We Find It and the World as We Create It 
Gregory E. Kaebnick
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
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synbio_bk_coverSynthetic Biology and Morality: Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature
Edited by Gregory E. Kaebnick and Thomas H. Murray
(MIT Press, 2013)
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The Hastings Center GuidelinesThe Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life: Revised and Expanded Second Edition
By Nancy Berlinger, Bruce Jennings,
and Susan M. Wolf
(Oxford University Press, 2013) 
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taking_sidesTaking Sides: Clashing Views on Bioethical Issues
Edited by Gregory E. Kaebnick
McGraw-Hill 2013
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In Search of the GoodIn Search of the Good: A Life in Bioethics
A memoir
By Daniel Callahan
(MIT Press, 2012)
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The Roots of BioethicsThe Roots of Bioethics
Health, Progress, Technology, Death
By Daniel Callahan
(Oxford University Press, 2012)
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physicians_asstThe Physician Assistant: An Illustrated History
By Thomas E. Piemme, MD; Alfred M. Sadler, Jr., MD; Reginald D.Carter, PhD, PA; Ruth Ballweg, MPA, PA-C
(Acacia Publishing, 2013)
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The Ideal of NatureThe Ideal of Nature
Debates about Biotechnology and the Environment
edited by Gregory E. Kaebnick
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011)
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COI book smallTrust and Integrity in Biomedical Research
The Case of Financial Conflicts of Interest
edited by Thomas H. Murray and Josephine Johnston
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010)
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gusmano cover smallHealth Care in World Cities
by Michael Gusmano, Victor G. Rodwin and Daniel Weisz
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
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undefinedTransforming the Healthcare Experience Through the Arts
By Blair L. Sadler and Annette Ridenour
(San Diego: Aesthetics, Inc., 2009)

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undefinedPerformance-Enhancing Technologies in Sports
Ethical, Conceptual, and Scientific Issues
Thomas H. Murray, Karen J. Maschke, and Angela A. Wasunna (eds.)
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009)
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undefinedTaming the Beloved Beast: Medical Technology and Health Care Costs
Daniel Callahan
(Princeton University Press, 2009)
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Ethics and Newborn Genetic ScreeningEthics and Newborn Genetic Screening: New Technologies, New Challenges
Mary Ann Baily and Thomas H. Murray (eds.)
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009)
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Reprogenetics: Law, Policy, and Ethical Issues  Reprogenetics: Law, Policy, and Ethical Issues
Lori P. Knowles and Gregory E. Kaebnick (eds.)
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007)
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Health Care Quality Improvement: Ethical and Regulatory Issues Health Care Quality Improvement: Ethical and Regulatory Issues
Bruce Jennings, Mary Ann Baily, Melissa Bottrell, and Joanne Lynn (eds.)
(Garrison, NY, January 2007)

public health ethics coverPublic Health Ethics: Theory, Policy, and Practice
Bruce Jennings, Bonnie Steinbock, Lawrence O. Gostin and Ronald Bayer (eds.)
(New York: Oxford University Press, November 2006)

Medicine and the MarketMedicine and the Market: Equity v Choice
Dan Callahan and Angela Wasunna
(Johns Hopkins University Press, Spring 2006)
Selected by Choice magazine as an "Outstanding Academic Title" for 2006
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Surgically Shaping Children: Technology, Ethics and the Pursuit of Normality Surgically Shaping Children: Technology, Ethics and the Pursuit of Normality
Erik Parens (Editor)
(Johns Hopkins University Press, April 2006)
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Wrestling with Behavioral Genetics: Science, Ethics, and Public Conversation  Wrestling with Behavioral Genetics: Science, Ethics, and Public Conversation
Erik Parens, Audrey Chapman, and Nancy Press (eds.)
(Johns Hopkins University Press, December 2005)
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Genetic Ties and the Family: The Impact of Paternity Testing on Parents and Children Genetic Ties and the Family: The Impact of Paternity Testing on Parents and Children
Mark A. Rothstein, Thomas H. Murray, Gregory E. Kaebnick, and Mary Anderlik Majumder (eds.)
(Johns Hopkins University Press, November 2005)
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After Harm: Medical Error and the Ethics of ForgivenessAfter Harm: Medical Error and the Ethics of Forgiveness
Nancy Berlinger
(Johns Hopkins University Press, August 2005)
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Living With Grief: Ethical Dilemmas at the End of LifeLiving With Grief: Ethical Dilemmas at the End of Life
Bruce Jennings, Kenneth J. Doka, and Charles Corr (eds.)
(Washington, DC: Hospice Foundation of America, Living with Grief Series, August 2005)
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What Price Better Health: Hazards of the Research Imperative What Price Better Health: Hazards of the Research Imperative
Daniel Callahan
(Berkeley: University of California Press, paperback edition, 2005)
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Accountability: Patient Safety and PolicyAccountability: Patient Safety and Policy Reform, Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series
Virginia A. Sharpe (Editor)
(Georgetown University Press, September 2004)
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The Ethics of Hospital Trustees, Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series The Ethics of Hospital Trustees, Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series
Bruce Jennings, Virginia A. Sharpe, Bradford H. Gray, Alan R. Fleischman (eds.)
(Georgetown University Press, June 2004)
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The Cultures of Caregiving: Conflict and Common Ground among Families, HealthThe Cultures of Caregiving: Conflict and Common Ground among Families, Health Professionals, and Policy Makers
Carol Levine and Thomas H. Murray (eds.)
(Johns Hopkins University Press, June 2004)
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The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Accommodating Pluralism, Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Accommodating Pluralism, Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series
Daniel Callahan
(Georgetown University Press, January 2004)
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Claiming Power over Life: Religion and Biotechnology Policy, Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series
Mark J. Hanson (Editor)
(Georgetown University Press, October 2001)
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Promoting Healthy Behavior: How Much Freedom? Whose Responsibility? Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series
Daniel Callahan (Editor)
(Georgetown University Press, August 2001)
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The Goals of Medicine: The Forgotten Issues in Health Care Reform, Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series
Mark J. Hanson, Daniel Callahan, and Gregory E. Kaebnick (eds.)
(Georgetown University Press, January 2001)
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Prenatal Testing and Disability Rights, Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series
Erik Parens and Adrienne Asch (eds.)
(Georgetown University Press, October 2000)
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Getting Doctors to Listen: Ethics and Outcomes Data in Context, Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series
Philip J. Boyle (Editor)
(Georgetown University Press, February 2000)
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Life Choices: A Hastings Center Introduction to Bioethics, 2d. ed., Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series
Joseph H. Howell and William Frederick Sale (eds.)
(Georgetown University Press, February 2000)
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Enhancing Human Traits: Ethical and Social Implications, Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series
Erik Parens (Editor)
(Georgetown University Press, paperback edition, January 2000)
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Coerced Contraception? Moral and Policy Challenges of Long-Acting Birth Control, Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series
Ellen H. Moskowitz and Bruce Jennings (eds.)
(Georgetown University Press, December 1996)
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What Price Mental Health: The Ethics and Politics of Setting Priorities, Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series
Philip J. Boyle and Daniel Callahan (eds.)
(Georgetown University Press, December 1995)
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Cases in Bioethics: Selections from the Hastings Center Report
Bette-Jane Crigger (Editor)
(St. Martin's Press, January 1998)
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The Worth of a Child
Thomas Murray
(University of California Press, December 1996)
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