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Pragmatic bioethics

Author: Glenn McGee
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, 1999.
Series: Vanderbilt library of American philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Modern science and medicine have ushered in a century of amazing discovery and tough choices. In this authoritative and impassioned book, Glenn McGee and other leading writers in American philosophy and medicine offer a new theory of bioethics using the uniquely American approach to ethics known as pragmatism. In eighteen clear and compelling essays, Pragmatic Bioethics addresses some of the newest questions in  Read more...
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Pragmatic bioethics.
Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)606351367
Online version:
Pragmatic bioethics.
Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607901984
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn McGee
ISBN: 0826513204 9780826513205 0826513212 9780826513212
OCLC Number: 39202230
Description: xvi, 302 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Bioethics is a naturalism / Jonathan D. Moreno --
Pragmatic method and bioethics / Glenn McGee --
Clinical pragmatism : a method of moral problem solving / Joseph J. Fins, Matthew D. Bacchetta, and Franklin G. Miller --
Habits of healing / D. Micah Hester --
Bioethics committee : a consensus-recommendation model / Kelly A. Parker --
Collaboration and casuistry / Mary B. Mahowald --
Medical covenant : a Roycean perspective / C. Griffin Trotter --
On "tame" and "untamed" death : Jamesian reflections / William J. Gavin --
Significance at the end of life / D. Micah Hester --
William James, Black Elk, and the healing act / Bruce Wilshire --
Mental illness : rights, competence, and communication / Beth J. Singer --
Genetics and pragmatism / Herman J. Saatkamp, Jr --
Genetic enhancement of families / Glenn McGee --
Pragmatism and the determination of death / Martin Benjamin --
Dying old as a social problem / John Lachs --
Community, autonomy, and managed care / Jacquelyn Ann K. Kegley --
Untying the gag : reason in the world of health care reform / John T. Lysaker and Michael Sullivan --
Ethical literacy and cultural competence / Marian Gray Secundy.
Series Title: Vanderbilt library of American philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Glenn McGee.

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A collection of eighteen essays discussing the ethics of modern biomedicine, including issues such as human cloning, genetic testing and human enhancement, using a pragmatic approach. In the  Read more...

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