The Philosophy of Medicine Framing the Field / edited by H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr.

The term ̀bioethics' was coined in 1971, just as interest in the medical humanities claimed a prominent place in medical education. Out of this interest, a substantial area of research and scholarship took shape: the philosophy of medicine. This field has been directed to the epistemological, o...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Engelhardt Jr., H. Tristram. (Editor,
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2002.
Edition:1st ed. 2002.
Series:Philosophy and Medicine, 64
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Table of Contents:
  • The Philosophy of Medicine and Bioethics: An Introduction to the Framing of a Field
  • The Philosophy of Medicine and Bioethics: An Introduction to the Framing of a Field
  • The Philosophy of the Body and Bioethics
  • Bodies of Knowledge, Philosophical Anthropology, and Philosophy of Medicine
  • Bodies, Body Parts, and Body Language: Reflections on Ontology and Personal Identity in Medical Practice
  • Bodies and Minds in the Philosophy of Medicine: Organ Sales and the Lived Body
  • Euthanasia, Secular Priests, And the Centrality of Choice
  • Accommodating Death: Euthanasia in The Netherlands
  • Why Should Anyone Listen to Ethics Consultants?
  • Changing Views of Paternalism in Research: Aids Activists Demand Change
  • Fundamental Categories: The Mind, Equity, The State, and Time
  • Three Designations of Disorder: Diversity, Disease and Determinism in Psychiatric Thought and Practice
  • Equity and the Health Effects of Urbanization
  • Engelhardt on Kant’s Moral Foundations and Hegel’s Category of the State
  • Bole on Kant, Hegel, and Engelhardt: A Brief Reply
  • Epilogue: The Use of the Past.