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Bioethics: Asian perspectives : a quest for moral diversity

Author: Ren-Zong Qiu
Publisher: Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [2012?]
Series: Philosophy and medicine, vol. 80
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Reprint.]View all editions and formats

This is the first volume on bioethics all contributors of which are exclusively non-western scholars. The book unfolds a rich and colorful picture and addresses thorny bioethical issues from  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ren-Zong Qiu
ISBN: 1402017952 9781402017957
OCLC Number: 884400957
Description: 239 Seiten.
Contents: Introduction: Bioethics and Asian Culture - A Quest for Moral Diversity; Ren-Zong Qiu. I: The Foundations of Bioethics in Asia. Confucian and Western Notions of Human Need and Agency: Health Care and Biomedical Ethics in the Twenty-First Century; J. Tao Lai Po-Wah. Personhood and Bioethics: Chinese Perspective; E. Hui. The Foundations of a Possible Asian Bioethics; H. Sakamoto. Confucian Personhood and Bioethics: A Critical Appraisal; Po-Keung Ip. Rights or Virtues? Towards a Reconstructionist Confucian Bioethics; Ruiping Fan. II: Bioethics in Asian Culture: Global or Local? Philippine Culture and Bioethics; A.T. Alora. Living in Separation and Unequal Worlds: A Study in the Application of Bioethics; V. Manickavel. Medical Ethics and Communicative Ethics; Un-Jong Pak. 'Sakit' and 'Karamdamam': Towards Authenticity in the Filipino Concepts of Disease and Illness; L.D. de Castro, A.A.A. Alvarez. III: Life, Death, Euthanasia and End-of-Life Care. Cloning Humans? Some Moral Considerations; Phee Seng Kang. Brain Death Criteria in Japan; K. Takeuchi. To Have a Good Birth as Well as a Good Death: The Chinese Traditional View of Life and Its Implications; Ming-Xian Shen. Life, Death and End-of-Life Care: Taoist Perspective; Ping Dong, Xiaoyan Wang. Euthanasia Should be Legalized in China: Personal Perspective; Da-Pu Shi, Lin Yu. IV: Bioethics, Policy and Law in Asia. Chinese Population Policy: Good Choice and Right Choice; Re-Feng Tang. Does Eugenics Exist in China? Ethical Issues in the Law on Maternal and Infant Health Care; Ren-Zong Qiu. AIDS, Policy and Bioethics: A New Bioethical Framework for China's HIV/AIDS Prevention; Yan-Guang Wang. Justice is to be Financed before it is to be Done: The Social Justice of the Hong Kong Public Health Care Reform; Ho-Mun Chan. Notes on Contributors. Index.
Series Title: Philosophy and medicine, vol. 80
Responsibility: ed. by Ren-Zong Qiu.


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