David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Medicine, Healthcare and Philosophy 1 (1):5-12 (1998)
This paper contains an attempt at constructing a semantic framework for the field of health enhancement. The latter is here conceived as an extremely general category covering the whole area of health care and health promotion. With this framework as a basis I attempt to define the place of medicine within the enterprise of health enhancement. I finally indicate some normative issues for the future, in particular problems and possible developments for medicine as a species of health enhancement
|Keywords||definitions health-enhancement health care health promotion medicine|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Maartje Schermer (2013). Health, Happiness and Human Enhancement—Dealing with Unexpected Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation. Neuroethics 6 (3):435-445.
Similar books and articles
Lennart Nordenfelt (2001). On the Goals of Medicine, Health Enhancement and Social Welfare. Health Care Analysis 9 (1):15-23.
S. M. Outram & E. Racine (2011). Developing Public Health Approaches to Cognitive Enhancement: An Analysis of Current Reports. Public Health Ethics 4 (1):93-105.
Boris Eßmann (2011). Human Enhancement: Revisiting the Ethical Framework. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 14 (4):425-427.
M. Loi (2013). You Cannot Have Your Normal Functioning Cake and Eat It Too. Journal of Medical Ethics 39 (12):748-751.
Janice G. Raymond (1982). Medicine as Patriarchal Religion. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 7 (2):197-216.
Gwendolyn Roberts Majette (2011). PPACA and Public Health: Creating a Framework to Focus on Prevention and Wellness and Improve the Public's Health. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 39 (3):366-379.
Jacqueline Savard (2013). Personalised Medicine: A Critique on the Future of Health Care. [REVIEW] Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 10 (2):197-203.
Eric T. Juengst (1997). Can Enhancement Be Distinguished From Prevention in Genetic Medicine? Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 22 (2):125-142.
Lennart Nordenfelt (2000). Towards a New Paradigm for Health Promotion. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 3 (3):315-317.
Stefano Semplici (2011). The Importance of 'Social Responsibility' in the Promotion of Health. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 14 (4):355-363.
Robert A. Pearlman (1992). An Ethical Framework for Rationing Health Care. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 17 (1):79-96.
Erik Gustavsson (2013). From Needs to Health Care Needs. Health Care Analysis (1):1-14.
D. M. Weinstock (2011). How Should Political Philosophers Think of Health? Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 36 (4):424-435.
Just Balstad Haffeld, Harald Siem & John-Arne Røttingen (2010). Examining the Global Health Arena: Strengths and Weaknesses of a Convention Approach to Global Health Challenges. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 38 (3):614-628.
William E. Stempsey (2001). Plato and Holistic Medicine. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 4 (2):201-209.
Added to index2010-09-11
Total downloads19 ( #135,870 of 1,699,801 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #161,079 of 1,699,801 )
How can I increase my downloads?