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Beyond Autonomy to the Person Coping With Illness
In this essay I will examine some of the critique that has been building against autonomy. In doing so I will be concentrating more fully on one of a number of issues I raised in previous work about the limitations ...
Clinical Ethics as Medical Hermeneutics
There are several branches of ethics. Clinical ethics, the one closest to medical decisionmaking, can be seen as a branch of medicine itself. In this view, clinical ethics is a unitary hermeneutics. Its rule is a guideline ...
Surrogate Decisions at Risk: The
Ethics of Managed Care: Challenges to the Principles of Relationship-Centered Care
Health care reform involves ethical issues on many levels. First, the impetus to reform the health care system stems in large part from concerns about equity, just distribution of goods and services, and commitments to ...