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Bok, Sissela

BOK, Sissela

BOK, Sissela. American (born Sweden), b. 1934. Genres: Ethics, Philosophy, Social commentary, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Distinguished Fellow, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, 1993-. Lecturer, Simmons Coll., Boston, 1971-72, Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1975-82, and Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1982-84; Professor of Philosophy, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 1985-92. Publications: (ed. with J.A. Behnke) The Dilemma of Euthanasia, 1975; Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life, 1978, 3rd ed., 1999; (ed. with D. Callahan) Ethics Teaching in Higher Education, 1980; Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation, 1983; A Strategy for Peace: Human Values and the Threat of War, 1989; Alva Myrdal: A Daughter's Memoir, 1991; Common Values, 1995, rev. ed., 2002; Mayhem: Violence as Public Entertainment, 1998; (with G. Dworkin and R. Frey) Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide, 1998. Address: Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, 9 Bow St, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.

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