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  1. Principlism or Narrative Ethics: Must We Choose Between Them?J. McCarthy - 2003 - Medical Humanities 29 (2):65-71.
    Engel’s biopsychosocial model, Cassell’s promotion of the concept “person” in medical thinking and Pellegrino’s and Thomasma’s philosophy of medicine are attempts to widen current biomedical theory of disease and to approach medicine as a form of human activity in pursuit of healing. To develop this approach further we would like to propose activity theory as a possible means for understanding the nature of medical practice. By “activity theory” we refer to developments which have evolved from Vygotsky’s research on socially mediated (...)
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  • Islam and the Four Principles of Medical Ethics.Yassar Mustafa - 2014 - Journal of Medical Ethics 40 (7):479-483.
    The principles underpinning Islam's ethical framework applied to routine clinical scenarios remain insufficiently understood by many clinicians, thereby unfortunately permitting the delivery of culturally insensitive healthcare. This paper summarises the foundations of the Islamic ethical theory, elucidating the principles and methodology employed by the Muslim jurist in deriving rulings in the field of medical ethics. The four-principles approach, as espoused by Beauchamp and Childress, is also interpreted through the prism of Islamic ethical theory. Each of the four principles is investigated (...)
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  • Casuistry and Narrative: Of What Relevance to HECs? [REVIEW]Edwin R. Dubose & Ronald P. Hamel - 1995 - HEC Forum 7 (4):211-227.
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  • Perceiving the Moral Dimension of Practice: Insights From Murdoch, Vetlesen, and Aristotle.P. Anne Scott - 2006 - Nursing Philosophy 7 (3):137-145.
  • "I Don't Speak Principles Only": The Language of Ethics Committees and the Language of Communities. [REVIEW]Deborah D. Blake - 1995 - HEC Forum 7 (5):302-308.
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  • A Pluralist View of Nursing Ethics.Joan McCarthy - 2006 - Nursing Philosophy 7 (3):157-164.
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