What kind of doing is clinical ethics?


Abstract
This paper discusses the importance of Richard M. Zaners work on clinical ethics for answering the question: what kind of doing is ethics consultation? The paper argues first, that four common approaches to clinical ethics – applied ethics, casuistry, principlism, and conflict resolution – cannot adequately address the nature of the activity that makes up clinical ethics; second, that understanding the practical character of clinical ethics is critically important for the field; and third, that the practice of clinical ethics is bound up with the normative commitments of medicine as a therapeutic enterprise
Keywords applied ethics  casuistry  conflict resolution  ethics consultation  principlism  Richard M. Zaner
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 2005
DOI 10.1007/s11017-004-4802-6
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 41,668
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Phenomenology of the Social World.Alfred Schutz - 1967 - Northwestern University Press.
The Structures of the Life-World.Alfred Schutz - 1973 - Northwestern University Press.

View all 68 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Closure But No Cigar.Leah Eisenberg, Thomas V. Cunningham & D. Micah Hester - 2015 - American Journal of Bioethics 15 (1):44-46.

View all 8 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Responsibly Managing Uncertainties In Clinical Ethics.L. B. McCullough - 2012 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 37 (1):1-5.
Phronesis in Clinical Ethics.Glenn Mcgee - 1996 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 17 (4).
Clinical Ethics as Medical Hermeneutics.David C. Thomasma - 1994 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 15 (2).
Voices and Time: The Venture of Clinical Ethics.Richard M. Zaner - 1993 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 18 (1):9-31.
Hermeneutical Clinical Ethics: A Commentary.Stephen L. Daniel - 1994 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 15 (2).
The Critical Turn in Clinical Ethics and its Continous Enhancement.Laurence B. McCullough - 2005 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 30 (1):1 – 8.
Clinical Ethics: Theory or Practice?Jos V. M. Welie - 1998 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 19 (3):295-312.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
134 ( #54,577 of 2,250,075 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
33 ( #22,373 of 2,250,075 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes

Sign in to use this feature