Bioethics as Practice

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Univ of North Carolina Press, Aug 1, 2004 - Medical - 253 pages
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Those who work in bioethics and the medical humanities come from many different backgrounds, such as health care, philosophy, law, the social sciences, and religious studies. The work they do also varies widely: consulting on ethical issues in patient car
 

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Contents

November 1994
1
Bioethics as Something New
14
Bioethics as a Territory An Allegory
26
The Languages of Bioethics
42
Bioethics as a Practice
60
Bioethics and Moral Development
78
Virtue in Bioethics Choosing Projects Well
102
The Goods We Want and the Goods We Need A Call for Integrity and Discernment
136
Virtuous Communities
152
Intellectual Virtue and Interdisciplinary Work
182
A New Millennium
206
Notes
223
Bibliography
237
Index
247
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Judith Andre is a professor at the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and in the Department of Philosophy at Michigan State University.

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