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Virtue and Medicine: Explorations in the Character of Medicine [Paperback]

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  • Category: Books (Medical)
  • ISBN-10:  9401088128
  • ISBN-10:  9401088128
  • ISBN-13:  9789401088121
  • ISBN-13:  9789401088121
  • Publisher:  Springer
  • Publisher:  Springer
  • Pages:  364
  • Pages:  364
  • Binding:  Paperback
  • Binding:  Paperback
  • Pub Date:  01-Feb-2011
  • Pub Date:  01-Feb-2011
  • Item ID: 100306100
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Section I / Historical Analyses.- Virtue and Health/Medicine in Pre-Christian Antiquity.- Virtue and Medicine from Early Christianity Through the Sixteenth Century.- Virtue and Medicine During the Enlightenment in Germany.- Virtues, Etiquette, and Anglo-American Medical Ethics in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.- Section II / Theories of Virtue.- Virtue and Vice.- Two Cheers for Meno: The Definition of the Virtues.- Critique of Pure Virtue: Animadversions on a Virtue-Based Ethics.- The Virtues: A Theological Analysis.- Section III / Virtue and medicine.- Virtues and Vices: The Social and Historical Construction of Medical Norms.- The Virtues of Medicine: Meaning and Import.- Virtue and Medicine: A Physicians Analysis.- The Virtuous Physician, and the Ethics of Medicine.- Virtue and the Practice of Nursing.- The Virtuous Patient.- Virtue and Public Health: Societal Obligation and Individual Need.- Section IV / Critique.- Whats So Special About the Virtues?.- Against Virtue: A Deontological Critique of Virtue Theory in Medical Ethics.- On Medicine and Virtue: A Response.- Notes on Contributors.Springer Book Archives

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