Culture, Subjectivity, and the Ethics of Patient-Centered Pain Care

Abstract
Even the most scientifically reductionist view of the individual reveals that we are complex systems nested within complex systems. These interactions within and among systems are based and depend on numerous variables of our environment. If we define ethics as a system of moral decision making, then it becomes clear that these decisions ultimately affect the situation of managing our activities and relationships with others in our environment. Given that ecology literally means “a study or system of wisdom and reasoning about the interrelation of organisms in their environment or place of inhabitance,” Owen Flanagan's description of ethics as “human ecology” takes on considerable relevance and importance
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1017/S0963180108090087
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
Edit this record
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Mark as duplicate
Request removal from index
Revision history
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 31,317
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
A Meta-Science for a Global Bioethics and Biomedicine.David S. Basser - 2017 - Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 12:9.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Relational Autonomy as an Essential Component of Patient-Centered Care.Carolyn Ells, Matthew R. Hunt & Jane Chambers-Evans - 2011 - International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 4 (2):79-101.
Competition and the Patient-Centered Ethic.George W. Rainbolt - 1987 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 12 (1):85-99.
Pain and Suffering: Körper Und Leib, and the Telos of Pain Care.James Giordano - 2012 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 19 (4):279-283.
Pain and Folk Theory.C. R. Chapman, Y. Nakakura & C. N. Chapman - 2000 - Brain and Mind 1 (2):209-222.
End-of-Life Care: A Philosophical or Management Problem?Daniel Callahan - 2011 - Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 39 (2):114-120.
Added to PP index
2010-08-24

Total downloads
36 ( #160,278 of 2,223,727 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #423,227 of 2,223,727 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads
My notes
Sign in to use this feature