Alternatives in Jewish Bioethics

Alternatives in Jewish Bioethics

by Noam J. Zohar, Noam J. Zohar
     
 

Alternatives in Jewish Bioethics consists of a dialogue between contemporary, Western moral philosophy and the Jewish tradition of legal/moral discourse (Halakha). Recognizing that no single tradition has a monopoly on valid moral teachings, it seeks to enrich our ethical perspectives through mutual exchange.

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Overview

Alternatives in Jewish Bioethics consists of a dialogue between contemporary, Western moral philosophy and the Jewish tradition of legal/moral discourse (Halakha). Recognizing that no single tradition has a monopoly on valid moral teachings, it seeks to enrich our ethical perspectives through mutual exchange.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791432747
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Series:
SUNY series in Jewish Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part I. Authority in Nature

1. Religious Naturalism: Human Responsibility and Divine Decree

2. Death: Natural Process and Human Intervention

3. Parenthood: Natural Fact and Human Society

God and Nature: A Summary

Part II. Religious Humanism

Elements of Religious Humanism

4. Human Life, Human Lives: Assessing the Absolute

5. Human Bodies: Long-Term Benefits and Symbolic Constraints

6. Allocating Medical Resources: Global Planning and Immediate Obligations

References

Index

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