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Hippocratic, religious, and secular medical ethics : the points of conflict / Robert M. Veatch.

Robert M Veatch

Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, c2012.

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  • Title:
    Hippocratic, religious, and secular medical ethics : the points of conflict / Robert M. Veatch.
  • Author: Robert M Veatch
  • Subjects: Hippocrates; Medical ethics; Medical ethics -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church;
    Dewey: 174.22
  • Publication Details: Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, c2012.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Introduction: the Hippocratic problem -- The Hippocratic oath and the ethic of hippocratism -- The Hippocratic tradition: a sporadic retreat -- The cacophony of codes in medical schools and professional associations -- The limits of professionally generated ethics -- Religious medical ethics: revealed and natural alternatives -- Secular ethics and professional ethics -- Fallibilism and the convergence hypothesis.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781589019461 (paperback) : £20.75; ISBN 1589019466 (paperback) : £20.75; ISBN £20.75; ISBN £20.75; BNB GBB288851; System number 016163305
  • Notes: Formerly CIP.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-234) and index.
  • Physical Description: xiii, 242 p. : ill ; 23cm.
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection YC.2013.a.1850
  • UIN: BLL01016163305

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