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John Gregory and the invention of professional medical ethics and profession of medicine

Author: Laurence B McCullough
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©1998.
Series: Philosophy and medicine, v. 56.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book-length scholarly study of the medical ethics of John Gregory (1724-1773), who wrote the first English-language bioethics. This book shows how Gregory invented professional medical ethics and, in the process, the concept of the profession of medicine as a fiduciary profession. Making extensive use of manuscript and other primary sources, the book provides the first complete intellectual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McCullough, Laurence B.
John Gregory and the invention of professional medical ethics and profession of medicine.
Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©1998
(DLC) 97049822
(OCoLC)38024275
Named Person: John Gregory; John Gregory; John Gregory
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence B McCullough
ISBN: 0585271623 9780585271620
OCLC Number: 45733642
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 347 pages)
Contents: Front Matter; An Introduction to John Gregory'S Medical Ethics; John Gregory's Life and Times: An Intellectual History; John Gregory's Medical Ethics; Assessing Gregory's Medical Ethics; Back Matter.
Series Title: Philosophy and medicine, v. 56.
Responsibility: Laurence B. McCullough.

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A study of the medical ethics of John Gregory (1724-1773). It shows how Gregory invented professional medical ethics and, in the process, the concept of the profession of medicine as a fiduciary  Read more...

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