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Glenn McGee

Glenn McGee is Professor of Medical Ethics, Philosophy, and History and Sociology of

Science; Associate Director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania; and a

Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of the Wharton School of Business. He is the editor of The

American Journal of Bioethics (MIT Press) and the coeditor, with Arthur Caplan, of the MIT Press Basic Bioethics series.

Titles by This Editor

Edited by Glenn McGee

Modern scientific and medical advances bring new complexity and urgency to ethical issues in health care and biomedical research. This book applies the American philosophical theory of pragmatism to such bioethics. Critics of pragmatism argue that it lacks a universal moral foundation. Yet it is this very lack of a metaphysical dividing line between facts and values that makes pragmatism such a rigorous and appropriate method for solving problems in bioethics.