Book Volume 115 2013

The Development of Bioethics in the United States

ISBN: 978-94-007-4010-5 (Print) 978-94-007-4011-2 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-14

    The Development of Bioethics in the United States: An Introduction

  3. The Birth of Bioethics: Historical Analysis

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      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-23

      The Beginnings of Bioethics

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      Pages 25-36

      Teaching at the University of Texas Medical Branch, 1971–1974: Humanities, Ethics, or Both?

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      Pages 37-54

      André Hellegers, the Kennedy Institute, and the Development of Bioethics: The American–European Connection

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      Pages 55-76

      Bioethics as a Liberal Roman Catholic Heresy: Critical Reflections on the Founding of Bioethics

  4. The Nature of Bioethics: Cultural and Philosophical Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

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      Pages 79-100

      A Corrective for Bioethical Malaise: Revisiting the Cultural Influences That Shaped the Identity of Bioethics

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      Pages 101-115

      American Biopolitics

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      Pages 117-136

      Medicine and Philosophy: The Coming Together of an Odd Couple

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      Pages 137-159

      The Growth of Bioethics as a Second-Order Discipline

  5. The Practice of Bioethics: Professional Dimensions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161

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      Pages 163-177

      The Development of Bioethics: Bringing Physician Ethics into the Moral Consensus

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      Pages 179-206

      Professionalism vs. Medical Ethics in the Current Era: A Battle of Giants?

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      Pages 207-220

      The Role of an Ideology of Anti-Paternalism in the Development of American Bioethics

  6. The Future of Bioethics: Looking Ahead

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 221-221

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      Pages 223-239

      Themes and Schemes in the Development of Biomedical Ethics

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      Pages 241-254

      Medical Ethics and Moral Philosophy in an Era of Bioethics

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      Pages 255-263

      Prolegomena to Any Future Bioethics

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 265-279