Judging the future: Whose fault will it be?

Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 25 (6):677 – 687 (2000)
Abstract
This paper looks at the future from the perspective of the way in which present thinking can influence what the future might be. It assumes that history shapes the future and that the present generation is in a position to shape it. It looks at the future of medicine as a science and a professional discipline, of health care as policy and politics, of culture and ideology as forces shaping medicine and health care, and of biomedical ethics as an influential source of wisdom and perspective. The paper argues that a strong future for bioethics requires a broad rather than a reductionistic vision of its proper work.
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    Summer Mcgee (2011). Ideology and Politicization in Public Bioethics. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 20 (1):73-84.
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