Caring about Health

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - Philosophy - 226 pages
In this volume the author not only examines the ethical demands that arise when dealing with concepts of caring, health, disease, suffering and pain, but also explores the forms of ethical education that would help health care workers to respond to those demands.
 

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Contents

Moral Education for Nursing Decisions
17
Towards a Theory of Caring
41
Acting from the Virtue of Caring
59
Socratic Dialogue and the Virtuous Clinician
73
The Body and WellBeing
93
Health and Subjectivity
107
Disease and Subjectivity
133
Suffering and the Goals of Medicine
157
Pain and Communication
183
Bibliography
207
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