If I Were a Rich Man Could I Buy a Pancreas?

And Other Essays on the Ethics of Health Care

by Arthur L. Caplan

Published by: Indiana University Press

368 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.00 in

  • Paperback
  • 9780253208682
  • Published: August 1992


  • eBook
  • 9780253113245
  • Published: August 1992


"An important contribution to a debate that will continue for some time." —Health and Canadian Society

"Insightful and thought-provoking. . . . As Caplan has demonstrated so clearly . . . we would all be better off if the ethicists spoke first and not last." —The Washington Post

"Caplan's views are important and instructive. . . . [This] book represents some of his best work." —New England Journal of Medicine

"Caplan's [book] is thought provoking, insightful, and well argued. I recommend it highly." —The Journal of the American Medical Association

" . . . a generously illustrated discourse on method in medical and practical ethics." —Ethics

A member of the President's Task Force on National Health Care Reform examines some of the most controversial biomedical issues of our time.