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Allison Merrick
California State University, San Marcos
  1. Introducing the Medical Ethics Bowl.Allison Merrick, Rochelle Green, Thomas V. Cunningham, Leah R. Eisenberg & D. Micah Hester - 2016 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 25 (1):141-149.
    Although ethics is an essential component of undergraduate medical education, research suggests current medical ethics curricula face considerable challenges in improving students’ ethical reasoning. This paper discusses these challenges and introduces a promising new mode of graduate and professional ethics instruction for overcoming them. We begin by describing common ethics curricula, focusing in particular on established problems with current approaches. Next, we describe a novel method of ethics education and assessment for medical students that we have devised, the Medical Ethics (...)
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  2. History in the Service of Life: Nietzsche's 'Genealogy'.Allison Merrick - 2013 - In S. Campbell & P. Bruno (eds.), The Science, Politics, and Ontology of Life-Philosophy. Bloomsbury Academic.
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    A Paradox of Hope? Toward a Feminist Approach to Palliation.Allison Merrick - 2016 - International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 9 (1):104-120.
    Prognostication has something of a rich and distinguished history. Hippocrates, for instance, suggests that “the best physician is the one who has the providence to tell to the patients according to his knowledge the present situation, what has happened before, and what is going to happen in the future”. In Hippocrates’s estimation, the truly exceptional physician is one who is able to forecast competently the outcome of a disease or other medical condition and effectively communicate that information to the patient (...)
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    “What Renders Our Sores Repugnant”: Reconsidering Nietzsche on Ressentiment.Allison Merrick - 2020 - In Marco Brusotti, Michael McNeal, Corinna Schubert & Herman Siemens (eds.), European/Supra-European: Cultural Encounters in Nietzsche's Philosophy. De Gruyter. pp. 117-128.
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    The Curricular Ethics Bowl in Advance.Allison Merrick, Rochelle Green, Thomas Cunningham, Leah Eisenberg & D. Micah Hester - forthcoming - Teaching Ethics.
    Responding to research indicating unsettling results with regard to the ability of University students to recognize and reflect on questions of morality, this paper aims to discuss these issues and to introduce a promising mode of ethics instruction for overcoming such challenges. The Curricular Ethics Bowl is a method of ethics education and assessment for a wide range of students and is a descendent of the Medical Ethics Bowl. We seek in this article to show the similarities of CEB to (...)
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    The Curricular Ethics Bowl.Allison Merrick, Rochelle Green, Thomas Cunningham, Leah Eisenberg & D. Micah Hester - 2017 - Teaching Ethics 17 (2):151-165.
    Responding to research indicating unsettling results with regard to the ability of University students to recognize and reflect on questions of morality, this paper aims to discuss these issues and to introduce a promising mode of ethics instruction for overcoming such challenges. The Curricular Ethics Bowl is a method of ethics education and assessment for a wide range of students and is a descendent of the Medical Ethics Bowl. We seek in this article to show the similarities of CEB to (...)
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    How Not to Affirm One's Life: Nietzsche and the Paradoxical Task of Life Affirmation.Allison Merrick - 2016 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 33 (1):63-78.
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    The Eunuch Theory of History.Allison Merrick - 2018 - Proceedings of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy 52:41-46.
    In this paper I argue that Friedrich Nietzsche and R.G. Collingwood both offer a critique of the positivist mode of historiography. A historical methodology that they each garnish pejoratively, with the image of the eunuch. In the first two sections of the paper I argue that what appears upon first glance as a decorative metaphor contains the seeds out of which can grow a substantial philosophical problem. And the problem identified by both thinkers is one of historical methodology, of history (...)
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    On the Role of History in Nietzsche’s Genealogy.Allison M. Merrick - 2014 - Southwest Philosophy Review 30 (2):101-120.
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    Nietzsche and the Necessity of Freedom by John Mandalios (Review). [REVIEW]Allison Merrick - 2013 - Journal of Nietzsche Studies 44 (1):132-134.
    It is widely assumed that there may be a tension in Nietzsche’s views concerning freedom. In particular, Nietzsche seems to deny certain views of free will (GM I:13) and warns against “the hundred-times-refuted theory of ‘free will’” (BGE 18). Nevertheless, he also appears to admire the sovereign individual––“the man who has his own independent, protracted will,” “this master of a free will” (GM II:2)––as well as those who have forged a “free spirit” (GS 347). John Mandalios’s Nietzsche and the Necessity (...)
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    Review of “The Death of God and the Meaning of Life”. [REVIEW]Allison Merrick - 2007 - Essays in Philosophy 8 (1):15.
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    Review of The Death of God and the Meaning of Life, by Julian Young. [REVIEW]Allison Merrick - 2007 - Essays in Philosophy 8 (1):219-222.
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