The Cat Ate My Gymsuit

The Cat Ate My Gymsuit

Book - 1974
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Film and literature have long been mined for interesting examples and case studies in order to teach biomedical ethics to students. This volume presents a collection of about 80 very brief, accessible essays written by international experts from medicine, social sciences, and the humanities, all of whom have experience using film in their teaching of medical ethics. Each essay focuses on a single scene and the ethical issues it raises, and the volume editors have provided strict guidelines for what each essay must do, while also allowing for some creative freedom. While some of the films are obvious candidates with medical themes - "Million Dollar Baby", "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" - some are novel choices, such as "Pan's Labyrinth" or "As Good as it Gets". The book will contain several general introductory chapters to major sections, and a complete filmography and cross-index at the end of the book where readers can look up individual films or ethical issues.
Publisher: New York, NY : Delacorte Press, 1974.
ISBN: 9780440016120
Characteristics: 147 pages.

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Aug 09, 2011

A very touching book. Kept you gripped for the entire book-but the ending wasn't very good:(
Sad ending to a great book!!!

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