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Christian bioethics: challenges in a secularized Europe
This article summarizes in three specific sections the key challenges faced by Christian and, particularly Orthodox, ethics in a secularized society. The first section, focusing on the task and aim of ethics, defines ...
Life and Organisms, by Pietro Ramellini
Is Anesthesia Intrinsically Wrong? On Moral Absolutes and Natural Law Methodology
This article engages two fundamentally different kinds of so-called natural law arguments in favor of specific moral absolutes: Elizabeth Anscombe's claim that certain actions are known to be intrinsically wrong through ...
Is Spirituality Relevant to the Practice of Medicine?
The interrelationship between spirituality and medical science has been looked upon with suspicion for centuries. While in ancient societies medicine and religion were intertwined, in the West separation between these two ...