David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 7 (4):365-372 (2010)
The concept of dignity has occasioned a robust conversation in recent healthcare scholarship. When viewed as a whole, research on dignity in healthcare has engaged each of the four bioethical principles popularized by Beauchamp and Childress, but has paid the least attention to beneficence. In this paper, we look at dignity and beneficence. We focus on the dignity promotion component of a model of dignity derived from a grounded theory study. After describing the study and presenting a précis of the resulting model, we review the principle of beneficence and look at the ways in which the notion of dignity promotion can be used to complement our understanding of this principle. Specifically, we explore what we can learn from dignity promotion about the relational nature of beneficence in healthcare and how dignity promotion can be marshaled to help address the epistemological quandary of soft paternalism
|Keywords||Dignity Beneficence Grounded theory|
|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
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Nora Jacobson & Diego Silva (2010). Dignity Promotion and Beneficence. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 7 (4):365-372.
Alasdair Cochrane (2010). Undignified Bioethics. Bioethics 24 (5):234-241.
Annie Parsons & Claire Hooker (2010). Dignity and Narrative Medicine. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 7 (4):345-351.
Shaoping Gan (2009). Human Dignity as a Right. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 4 (3):370-384.
Carol V. A. Quinn (2008). Towards a Social Conception of Dignity. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 22 (1):89-101.
Fabrice Jotterand (2010). Human Dignity and Transhumanism: Do Anthro-Technological Devices Have Moral Status? American Journal of Bioethics 10 (7):45-52.
Nick Bostrom (2008). Dignity and Enhancement. In Adam Schulman (ed.), Human Dignity and Bioethics: Essays Commissioned by the President's Council on Bioethics. [President's Council on Bioethics.
Riekeder Graaf & Johannes Jmdelden (2009). Clarifying Appeals to Dignity in Medical Ethics From an Historical Perspective. Bioethics 23 (3):151-160.
Thomas W. Satre (1991). Human Dignity and Capital Punishment. Journal of Philosophical Research 16:233-250.
Manuel Toscano (2011). Human Dignity as High Moral Status. Les Ateliers de l'Éthique / the Ethics Forum 6 (2):4-25.
Lennart Nordenfelt (2004). The Varieties of Dignity. Health Care Analysis 12 (2):69-81.
Deryck Beyleveld (2001). Human Dignity in Bioethics and Biolaw. Oxford University Press.
Philip R. S. Johnson (1998). An Analysis of “Dignity”. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 19 (4):337-352.
Gregory K. Pike (2011). Euthanasia - Who Is in Control? Bioethics Research Notes 23 (2):31.
Added to index2010-12-01
Total downloads12 ( #135,156 of 1,101,746 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #306,516 of 1,101,746 )
How can I increase my downloads?