At the Foundations of Bioethics and Biopolitics: Critical Essays on the Thought of H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.

  • Lisa M. Rasmussen
  • Ana Iltis
  • Mark J. Cherry

Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 125)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Critical Essays

  3. Personal Reflections

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. Laurence B. McCullough
      Pages 233-238
    3. George J. Agich
      Pages 239-242
    4. Eric Juengst
      Pages 247-249
    5. Mary Ann Gardell Cutter
      Pages 251-253
    6. Ana Smith Iltis
      Pages 255-257
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 277-284

About this book


This volume brings together a set of critical essays on the thought of Professor Doctor H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr., Co-Founding Editor of the Philosophy and Medicine book series. Amongst the founders of bioethics, Professor Engelhardt, looms large. Many of his books and articles have appeared in multiple languages, including Italian, Romanian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Chinese. The essays in this book focus critically on a wide swath of his work, in the process elucidating, critiquing, and/or commending the rigor and reach of his thought.  This volume compasses analyses of many different aspects of Engelhardt's work, including social and political philosophy, biopolitics, the philosophy of medicine, and bioethics.  It brings together internationally known scholars to assess key elements of Engelhardt's work.


H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr bioethics and biopolitics diversity in clinical ethics philosophy and medicine philosophy of medicine social philosophy

Editors and affiliations

  • Lisa M. Rasmussen
    • 1
  • Ana Iltis
    • 2
  • Mark J. Cherry
    • 3
  1. 1.UNC CharlotteCharlotteUSA
  2. 2.Center for Bioethics, Health & SocietyWake Forest UniversityWinston-SalemUSA
  3. 3.Department of PhilosophySt. Edward’s UniversityAustinUSA

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