Book Volume 94 2007

Pluralistic Casuistry

Moral Arguments, Economic Realities, and Political Theory


ISBN: 978-1-4020-6259-9 (Print) 978-1-4020-6260-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XI

  2. Moral Casuistry, Medical Research and Innovation, and Rabbinical Decision-Making

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 1-20

      Moral Casuistry, Medical Research, and Innovation, and Rabbinical Decision-Making

  3. Pluralistic Moral Casuistry

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

    2. Chapter

      Pages 23-36

      Notes Toward a Pluralistic Professional Medical Ethics

    3. Chapter

      Pages 37-48

      Ethics and Deep Moral Ambiguity

    4. Chapter

      Pages 49-64

      Moral Judgment and the Ideal Intuitor: Dealing with Moral Confusion and Moral Disagreement

    5. Chapter

      Pages 65-82

      Casuistry Naturalized

  4. Jewish Medical Ethics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

    2. Chapter

      Pages 85-97

      Intuitionism, Divine Commands, and Natural Law

    3. Chapter

      Pages 99-108

      In Case: Contingency and Particularity in Bioethics

    4. Chapter

      Pages 109-130

      The Euthyphro’s Dilemma Reconsidered: A Variation on a Theme from Brody on Halakhic Method

  5. Biomedical Public Policy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 131-131

    2. Chapter

      Pages 133-148

      The Good (Philosophy), the Bad (Public Policy) and the Ugliness of Blaming Families for Ineffectual Treatments

    3. Chapter

      Pages 149-165

      A Matter of Obligation: Physicians Versus Clinical Investigators

    4. Chapter

      Pages 167-178

      Is Withholding Artificial Nutrition and Hydration from PVS Patients Active Euthanasia?

  6. Critical Application And Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179

    2. Chapter

      Pages 181-190

      The Virtue of Integrity in Baruch Brody’s Moral Framework

    3. Chapter

      Pages 191-210

      Paradigms, Practices and Politics: Ethics and the Language of Human Embryo Transfer/Donation/Rescue/Adoption

    4. Chapter

      Pages 211-218

      Brody on Passive and Active Euthanasia

  7. Response To Friends And Criticisms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-219

    2. Chapter

      Pages 221-231

      Comments on the Essays

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 233-254