Pragmatic principles - methodological pragmatism in the principle-based approach to bioethics

Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 28 (5 & 6):581 – 596 (2003)
Abstract
In this paper it will be argued that Beauchamp and Childress' principle-based approach to bioethics has strongly pragmatic features. Drawing on the writings of William James, I first develop an understanding of methodological pragmatism as a method of justification. On the basis of Beauchamp's and Childress' most recent proposals concerning moral justification in the fifth edition of their Principles of Biomedical Ethics (2001), I then discuss different aspects that the principle-based approach and methodological pragmatism have in common.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1076/jmep.28.5.581.18817
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history
Request removal from index
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 25,683
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
A Plea for Pragmatism in Clinical Research Ethics.David H. Brendel & Franklin G. Miller - 2008 - American Journal of Bioethics 8 (4):24 – 31.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2009-01-28

Total downloads

30 ( #164,089 of 2,143,880 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

1 ( #387,257 of 2,143,880 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.

Other forums