This book is aimed at analyzing the foundations of medical ethics by considering different moral theories and their implications for judgments in clinical practice and policy-making. It provides a review of the major types of ethical theory that can be applied to medical and . Bartosz Brożek (born 17 June ) is a Polish philosopher and jurist whose main research interests are in philosophy of law, philosophy of science, logic and cognitive science. He is currently professor of jurisprudence at the Jagiellonian University and vice dean of the Faculty of Law and Administration, as well as a deputy-director of the Copernicus Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Alma mater: Jagiellonian University (M.A., , Ph.D., ). J. Stelmach, B. Brożek, M. Soniewicka, W. Załuski, Paradoksy bioetyki prawniczej [Paradoxes of Legal Bioethics].