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A Philosophical Disease: Bioethics, Culture, and Identity
     

A Philosophical Disease: Bioethics, Culture, and Identity

by Carl Elliott
 

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ISBN-10: 0415919398

ISBN-13: 9780415919395

Pub. Date: 11/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415919395
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1998
Series:
Reflective Bioethics Series
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements    xi
Introduction   xv
  
Notes of a Philosophical Scut Monkey: The Bureaucracy of Medical Ethics       1
You Are What You Are Afflicted By: Pathology, Authenticity and Identity     25
Lost at the Mall; or, The Use of Prozac in a Time of Normal Nihilism     49
Puppet-Masters and Personality Disorders: Psychopathology, Determinism and Responsibility     75
Nothing Matters: Depression and Competence in Clinical Research     91
What's Wrong with Living Heart Transplantation?   103
The Point of the Story: Narrative, Meaning and Final Justification   121
A General Anitheory of Bioethics   141
Notes   165
Index  185

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