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Suffering and bioethics

Author: Ronald Michael Green; Nathan J Palpant
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Before curing was a possibility, medicine was devoted to the relief of suffering. Attention to the relief of suffering often takes a back seat in modern biomedicine. This book seeks to place  Read more...

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Suffering and bioethics.
Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2014005108
(OCoLC)870508378
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Michael Green; Nathan J Palpant
OCLC Number: 905655493
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 482 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Suffering and human dignity / Eric J. Cassell --
Understanding suffering / Barry Hoffmaster --
Paying homage to the silence of suffering / Gordon D. Marino and Susan E. Marino --
Suffering, and the promise of a world without pain / Joseph A. Amato --
Social neuroscience meets philosophy : suffering, empathy, and moral cognition / Jean Decety --
Biology of suffering / Daniel Krashin, Natalia Murinova, Catherine Q. Howe, and Jane C. Ballantyne --
What is suffering and what sorts of beings can suffer? / David Degrazia --
Individual and social callousness toward human suffering / Daniel B. Hinshaw, Peter D. Jacobson, and Marisa P. Weisel --
Human rights and the moral obligation to alleviate suffering / Roberto Andorno and Cristiana Baffone --
Exploring interactions between pain, suffering, and the law / Margaret Somerville --
Suffering : a Catholic theological-ethical view / Lisa Sowle Cahill --
The Orthodox Christian view of suffering / H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr. --
Redemptive suffering redeemed : a Protestant view of suffering / Karen Lebacqz --
Suffering : reflections from the Jewish tradition / Laurie Zoloth --
Human suffering through illness in the context of Islamic bioethics / Abdulaziz Sachedina --
Endure, adapt, or overcome? : the concept of "suffering" in Buddhist bioethics / Jens Schlieter --
Human suffering and the limits of secular bioethics / Mark J. Cherry --
Reproductive technology in suffering's shadow / Paul Lauritzen --
Genomic information and suffering in the genomic era / Roberta M. Berry --
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and the prevention of suffering / Mary Anderlik Majumder --
Suffering and ethics in an age of empowerment / Nathan J. Palpant --
The evil of suffering / Ronald M. Green.
Responsibility: edited by Ronald M. Green and Nathan J. Palpant.

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