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Bioethics in Cultural Contexts

Bioethics in Cultural Contexts

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Introduction; C. Rehmann-Sutter, M. Düwell, D. Mieth. I. Fundamental Aspects. 1. History and Future of Bioethics; A. R. Jonsen. 2. The Need for Ethical Evaluation in Biomedicine and Biopolitics; D. Mieth. 3. Finitude - a Neglected Perspective in Bioethics; B. Sitter-Liver. 4. Limits of Bioethics; C. Rehmann-Sutter. 5. The Problem of Limits of Law in Bioethical Issues; S. Castignone. II. Classical Approaches. 6. One Moral Principle or Many? M. Düwell. 7. Danger and Merits of Principlism: Meta-Theoretical Reflections on the Beauchamp/Childress-Approach to Biomedical Ethics; B. Schöne-Seifert. 8. The Journey from Ethics to Law: The Case of Euthanasia; B. Feuillet le Mintier. 9. Recognition and Respect for Persons: a Personalistic Interpretation of Kant's Categorical Imperative; R. Mordacci. 10. Rationality in Bioethics: Reasonable Adjudication in a Life and Death Case of the Separation of Cojoined Twins; D. Beyleveld. III. Culture and Society. 11. The Public Role of Bioethics and the Role of the Public; A. Cortina. 12. Experts on Bioethics in Biopolitics; S. Graumann. 13. The Contribution of Medical History to Medical Ethics: The Case of Brain Death; C. Wiesemann. 14. Alternative Medicine: A Dispute on Truth, Power or Money? E. Krizova. 15. Dimensions of Cultural Diversity of Medical Ethics; P. Tishchenko. IV. Body and Identity. 16. Body, Perception and Identity; J.-P. Wils. 17. Disabled Embodiment and an Ethic of Care; J. Leach Scully. 18. Coping with Limits: Two Strategies and Their Athropological and Ethical Implications; W. Lesch. V. Innovative Modes of Analysis. 19. What Can the Social Sciences Contribute to the Studyof Ethics? Theoretical, Empirical and Substantive Considerations; E. Haimes. 20. Discourse Ethics: Apel, Habermas, and Beyond; M. Kettner. 21. The Concept of Care Ethics in Biomedicine: The Case of Disability; E. Feder Kittay. 22. The Thick Social Matrix for Bioethics: Anthropological Approaches; R. Rapp. 23. Narrative Bioethics; H. Haker. List of Contributors.

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  • ISBN-13: 9789048170821
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publisher Imprint: Springer
  • Depth: 25
  • Height: 234 mm
  • No of Pages: 386
  • Series Title: International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine
  • Sub Title: Reflections on Methods and Finitude
  • Width: 156 mm
  • ISBN-10: 9048170826
  • Publisher Date: 25 Nov 2010
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 21 mm
  • Weight: 553 gr

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