Summary: Cross Cultural Perspectives in Medical Ethics is an anthology of readings on the medical ethics of the major religious, philosophical, and medical traditions. It starts with the definitive twentieth century analysis of the Hippocratic Oath and then shows how most religious and philosophical traditions differ from the ethical commitments contained in that classic document. The second edition includes, for the first time, articles presenting perspectives on b
Summary: Cross Cultural Perspectives in Medical Ethics is an anthology of readings on the medical ethics of the major religious, philosophical, and medical traditions. It starts with the definitive twentieth century analysis of the Hippocratic Oath and then shows how most religious and philosophical traditions differ from the ethical commitments contained in that classic document. The second edition includes, for the first time, articles presenting perspectives on both African and African-American medical ethics. ...show less
Introduction The Hippocratic Oath: Text, Translation, and Interpretation, Ludwig Edelstein Declaration of Geneva, World Medical Association The Florence Nightengale Pledge Solemn Oath of a Physician of Russia
Chapter 2: Modifying the Hippocratic Tradition
Introduction The Oath According to Hippocrates in so Far as a Christian May Swear it Medical Ethics, 1803, Thomas Percival Principles of Medical Ethics, 1957, American Medical Association Toward an Expanded Medical Ethics: The Hippocratic Ethic Revisited, Edmund D. Pellegrino Principles of Medical Ethics, 1980, American Medical Association
Chapter 3: The Dominant Western Competitors
Introduction Judaism Roman Catholicism Protestantism
Chapter 4: Medical Ethics in Liberal Political Philosophy
Introduction Liberalism: The Basic Concept Respect for Persons Autonomy Justice Rights Based Codes Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilites: Report to the President of the United States
Chapter 5: Medical Ethical Theories Outside Western Culture
Introduction Eastern Europe Islam India, Hinduism, and Jainism Japan and Buddhism Confucianism, Traditional and Contemporary China
Chapter 6: African and African
American Perspectives Introduction African Medical Ethics African American Medical Ethics
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