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  1. K. Boyd, C. Currie, I. Thompson & A. J. Tierney (1978). Teaching Medical Ethics: University of Edinburgh. Journal of Medical Ethics 4 (3):141-145.score: 320.0
    The Edinburgh Medical Group Research Project is unique in Britain. Part of its function is to experiment with teaching medical ethics both inside and outside of the Medical School. The papers which follow have been written by two full-time reseach fellows working with the Project and two of the professional advisers, one nursing and one medical. Together they give a picture of the wide scope of exerimental teaching taking place in Edinburgh and present some preliminary results from these experiments.
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  2. J. Porter (2010). Comments on Nicholas Wolterstorff's Justice: Rights and Wrongs. Studies in Christian Ethics 23 (2):192-196.score: 15.0
    Wolterstorff ’s Justice: Rights and Wrongs is a bold and welcome theological defense of human rights, carrying radical implications for moral and legal philosophy. However, Wolterstorff’s concept of the scope of human rights is too comprehensive and thereby paradoxically weakens the force of the human rights claims he rightly champions. Rights claims are not coterminous with obligations generally but represent very distinctive claims, notably the power of individuals to demand specific kinds of forbearance or treatment from specifiable others; Tierney (...)
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