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dc.creatorClooney, Francis X.en
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-05T18:57:24Zen
dc.date.available2015-05-05T18:57:24Zen
dc.date.created1995-08en
dc.date.issued1995-08en
dc.identifier10.1093/jmp/20.4.439en
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationJournal of Medicine and Philosophy. 1995 Aug; 20(4): 439-457.en
dc.identifier.issn0360-5310en
dc.identifier.urihttp://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?version=1.0&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&atitle=Back+to+the+Basics:+Reflections+on+Moral+Discourse+in+a+Contemporary+hindu+Community&title=Journal+of+Medicine+and+Philosophy.++&volume=20&issue=4&pages=439-457&date=1995&au=Clooney,+Francis+X.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jmp/20.4.439en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/749068en
dc.description.abstractInstead of searching through Hindu sources for appropriate insights into the question related to "playing God" in biomedicine, the author seeks rather to understand why some Hindus at least are not inclined to ask such questions. Using examples from the Srivaisnava sect of south India, the author shows how Srivaisnava Hindus focus primarily on character formation and the practice of the virtues encoded in the classical texts, thereafter leaving it to the individual to "act as he or she will" in the world outside the community -- a world which is neutral vis a vis religious values, neither governed by such values nor able to instigate the adjustment of religious values to fit changing times. The question then becomes, "What do modern ethicists have to learn from the moral discourse of the Srivaisnava community?"en
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dc.languageenen
dc.sourceBRL:KIE/49270en
dc.subjectBioethicsen
dc.subjectEthical Analysisen
dc.subjectEthicistsen
dc.subjectEthicsen
dc.subjectHindu Ethicsen
dc.subjectHistorical Aspectsen
dc.subjectMoralityen
dc.subjectPublic Policyen
dc.subjectReligionen
dc.subjectTheologyen
dc.subjectValuesen
dc.subjectVirtuesen
dc.titleBack to the Basics: Reflections on Moral Discourse in a Contemporary Hindu Communityen
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