Intervention and Reflection: Basic Issues in Medical Ethics
Ronald Munson, Christopher A. Hoffman
Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1996 - Medical - 694 pages
'Intervention and Reflection' demonstrates that the solutions to some of today's most perplexing medical dilemmas lie in philosophical answers. Case studies and decision scenarios, located throughout the book, encourage readers to think about medical issues not only from a scientific standpoint but from a philosophical perspective as well.
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MORAL PRINCIPLES ETHICAL THEORIES
PART H MAJOR MORAL PRINCIPLES
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