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

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18965-9
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-18964-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-18965-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0376-7418
  • Series Online ISSN 2215-0080
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