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    Bioethics as Science Fiction.David Gurnham - 2012 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 21 (2):235-246.
    There must be few philosophical projects more serious than Jürgen Habermas’s lifelong effort to realize the lofty universalist ambitions of the Enlightenment in his communicative theory of rational discourse and deliberative democracy.
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    Our Country Is a Freedom-Loving Country”: The Spreading Virus as Metaphor for “People on the Move.David Gurnham - 2022 - Metaphor and Symbol 37 (2):140-151.
    Although Covid-19 has been framed using all manner of metaphors, an as-yet under-examined question is how the spreading virus might itself serve as a metaphor and what purpose this might serve. The...
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  3. Revisiting the criminal law on the transmission of disease.David Gurnham & Andrew Ashworth - 2015 - In Catherine Stanton, Sarah Devaney, Anne-Maree Farrell & Alexandra Mullock (eds.), Pioneering Healthcare Law: Essays in Honour of Margaret Brazier. Routledge.
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    “Reader, I Detained Him Under the Mental Health Act”: A Literary Response to Professor Fennell’s Best Interests and Treatment for Mental Disorder. [REVIEW]David Gurnham - 2008 - Health Care Analysis 16 (3):268-278.
    This is a response to Professor Fennell's paper on the recent influence and impact of the best interests test on the treatment of patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA) for mental disorder. I discuss two points of general ethical significance raised by Professor Fennell. Firstly, I consider his argument on the breadth of the best interests test, incorporating as it does factors considerably wider than those of medical justifications and the risk of harm. Secondly, I discuss his (...)
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