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Meaning and medicine : a reader in the philosophy of health care

Author: James Lindemann Nelson; JHilde Lindemann Nelson
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1999.
Series: Reflective bioethics.
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The question of how societies respond to our bodies' ills is one which has had tremendous hold on contemporary imaginations. This reader includes selections by the best thinkers in the ethics of  Read more...

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Meaning and medicine.
New York : Routledge, 1999
(DLC) 98030800
(OCoLC)39671593
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Lindemann Nelson; JHilde Lindemann Nelson
ISBN: 9780203823415 0203823419
OCLC Number: 846495361
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 398 pages).
Contents: Sect. I. Metaphysics --
Disease of Masturbation: Values and the Concept of Disease / H. Tristram Engelhardt --
On the Distinction between Disease and Illness / Christopher Boorse --
(In)Equality, (Ab)Normality, and the Americans with Disabilities Act / Anita Silvers --
Free Will and the Genome Project / P.S. Greenspan --
Dworkin on Dementia: Elegant Theory, Questionable Policy / Rebecca Dresser --
Sect. II. Epistemology --
Knowing and Acting in Medical Practice: The Epistemological Politics of Outcomes Research / Sandra J. Tanenbaum --
Clinical Judgment, Expert Programs, and Cognitive Style: A Counter-Essay in the Logic of Diagnosis / Marx Wartofsky --
Role of Decision Analysis in Informed Consent: Choosing between Intuition and Systematicity / P.A. Ubel and G. Loewenstein --
Incommensurability: Its Implications for the Patient/Physician Relationship / Robert M. Veatch and William E. Stempsey --
Knowledge at the Bedside: A Feminist View of What's Happening with This Patient / Hilde Lindemann Nelson --
Sect. III. Ethics --
How Medicine Saved the Life of Ethics / Stephen Toulmin --
Getting Down to Cases: The Revival of Casuistry in Bioethics / John D. Arras --
"Four-Principles" Approach / Tom L. Beauchamp --
Critique of Principlism / K. Danner Clouser and Bernard Gert --
Moving Forward in Bioethical Theory: Theories, Cases, and Specified Principlism / David DeGrazia --
From the Ethicist's Point of View: The Literary Nature of Ethical Inquiry / Tod Chambers --
Why a Feminist Approach to Bioethics? / Margaret Olivia Little --
Sect. IV. Social Philosophy --
Health Care Needs and Distributive Justice / Norman Daniels --
Moral Justice and Legal Justice in Managed Care: The Ascent of Contributive Justice / E. Haavi Morreim --
Meeting the Challenges of Justice and Rationing / Norman Daniels, Frances M. Kamm and Eric Rakowski / [and others] --
Justice in the Allocation of Health Care Resources: A Feminist Account / Hilde Lindemann Nelson and James Lindemann Nelson --
Sect. V. Postmodernity --
Medical Practice and Social Authority / Robert B. Pippin --
Christian Science, Rational Choice, and Alternative Worldviews / Peggy DesAutels --
"Ambiguous Sex" or Ambivalent Medicine? Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Intersexuality / Alice Domurat Dreger --
Keeping Moral Space Open: New Images of Ethics Consulting / Margaret Urban Walker --
Letting the Deaf Be Deaf: Reconsidering the Use of Cochlear Implants in Prelingually Deaf Children / Robert A. Crouch --
Research Bioethics in the Ugandan Context: A Program Summary / Sana Loue, David Okello and Medi Kawuma.
Series Title: Reflective bioethics.
Responsibility: edited by James Lindemann Nelson and Hilde Lindemann Nelson.
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