Critically Thinking about Medical Ethics

Critically Thinking about Medical Ethics

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Adopting a critical thinking methodology in which critical thinking tools are introduced and applied to medical ethics reading, this book explains the dialogue which is formed by the readings in each chapter and clarifies how the various thinkers are responding to one another in a common discussion. The books' unified approach offers a critical thinking pedagogy, which philosophically and logically pulls the many readings and philosophies together. The book examines an introduction to moral theory and critical thinking tools, while readings address the following issues: surrogacy contracts; abortion; ethical issues at the end of life; genetics and morality; ethics and HIV/AIDS; the relationship between medical professionals and patients; research on human and non-human subjects; allocation of medical resources and justice issues in health care systems. For individuals interested in medical ethics and philosophy.The argument to the conclusion that abortion is prima facie seriously morally wrong proceeded independently of the ... In this essay, it has been argued that the correct ethic of the wrongness of killing can be extended to fetal life and used toanbsp;...

Title:Critically Thinking about Medical Ethics
Author:Robert F. Card
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2004


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