The Resource Bioethics as practice, Judith Andre, (ebook)

Bioethics as practice, Judith Andre, (ebook)

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Bioethics as practice
Title
Bioethics as practice
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Judith Andre
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Language
eng
Summary
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 care, working with legislatures, dealing with the media, teaching, speaking, writing and more.Writing as a participant in this developing field, Judith Andre offers a model to unify its diversity. Using the term "bioethics" broadly, to include all the medical humanities, she articulates ideals for the field, identifies its temptations and moral pitfalls, and argues for the central importance of certain virtues. Perhaps the most original of these is the virtue of choosing projects well, which demands not only broadening the field's focus but also understanding the forces that have kept it too narrow. Andre offers an imaginative analysis of the special problems presented by interdisciplinary work and discusses the intellectual virtues necessary for its success. She calls attention to the kinds of professional communities that are necessary to support good work.The book draws from interviews with many people in the field and from the findings of social scientists. It includes the author's personal reflections, several extended allegories, and philosophical analysis.Those who work in bioethics and the medical humanities come from many different backgrounds: health care, philosophy, law, social sciences, religious studies, and more. The work they do also varies widely. Writing as a participant in this developing field, Judith Andre offers a model to unify its diversity. Using the term "bioethics" broadly, to include all the medical humanities, she articulates ideals for the field, identifies its temptations and moral pitfalls, and argues for the central importance of certain virtues.-->
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Andre, Judith
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174/.2
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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Studies in social medicine
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  • Medical ethics
  • Bioethics
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Bioethics as practice, Judith Andre, (ebook)
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9780807861219
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11719442
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remote
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11719442
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MWT11719442
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bioethics as practice, Judith Andre, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807861219
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719442
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719442
System control number
MWT11719442
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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