David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 9 (3) (1988)
In Norway, by tradition a Lutheran country, the puritan ethics of a moral minority has a strong influence on the development and manifestations of medical ethics. Those who exert this influence are found primarily among politicians, the clergy, and, last but certainly not least, among nurses and doctors. The focus of interest is not so much on problems of bioethical moral theory or the teaching of bioethics to students, but very much on attitudes and policies with regard to substantive issues traditionally regarded in Norway as burning bioethical issues, such as: medical research ethics, abortion, prenatal diagnosis, euthanasia, definitions of death, and reproductive technologies.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|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
Albert R. Jonsen (2000). A Short History of Medical Ethics. Oxford University Press.
A. Ya Ivanyushkin (1989). Trends in the Development of Medical Ethics in the Ussr. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 14 (3):301-314.
Henk Have (1994). The Hyperreality of Clinical Ethics: A Unitary Theory and Hermeneutics. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 15 (2).
Clement A. Adebamowo (2010). Medical Ethics Education: A Survey of Opinion of Medical Students in a Nigerian University. [REVIEW] Journal of Academic Ethics 8 (2):85-93.
Robert Baker & Laurence B. McCullough (2007). The Relationship Between Moral Philosophy and Medical Ethics Reconsidered. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 17 (3):271-276.
Matthew J. Czarny, Ruth R. Faden, Marie T. Nolan, Edwin Bodensiek & Jeremy Sugarman (2008). Medical and Nursing Students' Television Viewing Habits: Potential Implications for Bioethics. American Journal of Bioethics 8 (12):1 – 8.
K. W. M. Fulford, Grant Gillett & Janet Martin Soskice (eds.) (1994). Medicine and Moral Reasoning. Cambridge University Press.
J. K. Mason (2005). Mason & Mccall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics. Oxford University Press.
Thomas Stephen Szasz (1977/1988). The Theology of Medicine: The Political-Philosophical Foundations of Medical Ethics. Syracuse University Press.
Raanan Gillon (1988). Medical Ethics in Britain. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 9 (3).
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads5 ( #242,089 of 1,140,334 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #140,127 of 1,140,334 )
How can I increase my downloads?