Dr Tom Kerns
North Seattle Community College


Bioethics Reference Materials
in the NSCC Library

Following are some excellent and readable reference sources which are available in the NSCC library

I. Journals

  • The Hastings Center Report

II. Histories of Philosophy (selected for accuracy and readability)

  • Frederick Copleston, A History of Philosophy, 8 vols
  • W T Jones, A History of Western Philosophy, 4 vols
  • Will Durant, The Story of Philosophy (a popular best seller in the 1950s)

III. Encyclopedias and Other Reference Works

  • Great Books of the Western World (54 vols), The Syntopicon, vols 2 & 3
  • Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 4 vols
  • Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics, 13 vols