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Author Veatch, Robert M.

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

Publication Info. Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2012]
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 Law Classified  R724 .V415 2012    AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-234) and index.
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.
Subject Medical ethics.
Medical ethics -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
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