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|Named Person:||Hippocrates.; Hippocrates.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert M Veatch
|Description:||xiii, 242 p. : ill ; 23cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: the Hippocratic problem --
The Hippocratic oath and the ethic of hippocratism --
The Hippocratic tradition: a sporadic retreat --
The cacophony of codes in medical schools and professional associations --
The limits of professionally generated ethics --
Religious medical ethics: revealed and natural alternatives --
Secular ethics and professional ethics --
Fallibilism and the convergence hypothesis.
|Responsibility:||Robert M. Veatch.|
Veatch is instantly recognizable to all specialists in the field of bioethics as the leading and long-term opponent of the effort of the Hippocratic tradition across two millennia to locate medical