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Medicine, Health Care, & Ethics: Catholic Voices [Paperback]

By John F. Morris (Editor)
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From its earliest beginnings, the Catholic Church has cared for the sick and dying of the world as an extension of the healing ministry of Jesus. As a natural consequence, Catholics have regularly addressed moral issues relating to health care long before the term bioethics was coined. Beginning with a deeply nuanced, holistic understanding of the human person as their foundation, Catholic scholars have developed a person-centered ethic with which to approach ethical dilemmas that is understandable and defensible in the light of natural human reason, yet which is compatible with the teachings and doctrine of the Church - emphasizing the harmony of faith and reason within the Catholic moral tradition. Medicine, Health Care, and Ethics adds to this rich tradition with a collection of contemporary essays that represent the very best efforts of current Catholic scholarship in the field of health care and medical ethics. The book begins with an introductory section that explains the basic foundations of the personalist approach to ethics and its development within Catholic thought. reproduction, contraception, abortion, euthanasia, genetic engineering, stem cell research, cloning, and health care reform. Each author brings a fresh perspective and a wealth of knowledge on these issues that will benefit Catholics as well as non-Catholics. With general overviews for each section, and topic-specific bibliographies to guide further study, this volume is designed to provide a greater understanding and deeper appreciation of the Catholic perspective on health care and medicine for both newcomers and seasoned students of bioethics alike. In today's culture of pluralism and diversity, the Catholic tradition has much wisdom to contribute to society's consideration of contemporary problems in medicine and health care. This collection of essays is offered in the spirit of open and honest dialogue for all who are seeking to understand that tradition.

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Studio: Catholic University of America Press
Pages   371
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1.25" Width: 6" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   1.45 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 2007
Publisher   Catholic University of America Press
ISBN  0813214831  
ISBN13  9780813214832  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! John F. Morris (editor) is associate professor of philosophy at Rockhurst University. Contributors: Benedict Ashley, OP (Aquinas Institute of Theology); Gregory Beabout (Saint Louis Univ.); John Berkman (Dominican School of Theology); Clarke E. Cochran (Texas Tech), Catherine Green (Rockhurst Univ; Univ of Kansas); John Kavanaugh, SJ (Saint Louis Univ.); Michael D. Place (priest of Archdiocese of Chicago); Kevin D. O'Rourke, OP (Saint Louis Univ.); Jeanne Heffernan Schindler (Villanova Univ.); Brendan Sweetman (Rockhurst Univ).

John F. Morris was born in 1967 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Oxford University both at Oxford University Oxford University both at.

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1Books > Subjects > Medicine > General
2Books > Subjects > Medicine > Physician & Patient > Medical Ethics
3Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Philosophy > Ethics & Morality
4Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Medical > Medicine > Medical Ethics

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