Stories and Their Limits: Narrative Approaches to Bioethics

Stories and Their Limits: Narrative Approaches to Bioethics

by Hilde Lindemann Nelson
     
 

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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The editor is director of the Center for Applied and Professional Ethics at the U. of Tennessee, Knoxville. She draws together 17 essays by contributors involved with medical ethics and the humanities who discuss how stories, case studies, personal narratives, and clinical anecdotes affect ethical sensibilities. A sampling of topics: the meaning of "narrative ethics," the ethical dimensions of literature, narrative competence, and narrative rationality and the negotiation of clinical choice. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415919104
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/03/1997
Series:
Reflective Bioethics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,195,568
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Meet the Author

Hilde Lindemann Nelson is Director of the Center for Applied and Professional Ethics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is the co-author of The Patient in the Family (Routledge 1995) and Alzeimer's: Answers to Hard Questions for Families (1996) and editor of Feminism and Families (Routledge 1997). She is also the co-editor of the Reflective Bioethics series.

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