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Title Bioethics with liberty and justice : themes in the work of Joseph M. Boyle / edited by Christopher Tollefsen
Published Dordrecht [Netherlands] ; New York [N.Y.] : Springer Science+Business Media, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 261 pages)
Series Philosophy and medicine, 0376-7418 ; v. 110
Catholic studies in bioethics
Philosophy and medicine ; v. 110
Philosophy and medicine. Catholic studies in bioethics.
Contents Part I, The substantial identity thesis. 1. Why abortion is seriously wrong : two views / Donald Marquis -- 2. Substantial identity, rational nature, and the right to life / Patrick Lee -- Part II, Moral and legal issues at the beginning and ending of life. 3. Embryo ethics : justice and nascent human life / Robert P. George -- 4. Compassion and the personalism of American jurisprudence : bioethical entailments / R. Mary Hayden Lemmons -- 5. The significance of the ultimate end for the feeding of PVS patients : a reply to Kevin O'Rourke / Peter F. Ryan -- Part III, Double effects and bioethics. 6. Praeter intentionem in Aquinas and issues in bioethics / E. Christian Brugger -- 7. The action-omission and double effect distinctions / Timothy Chappell -- Part IV, Bioethics and the natural law : challenges. 8. Global bioethics and natural law / Ana S. Iltis -- 9. Guided autonomy and good friend physicians / Janet Smith -- Part V, The right to health care. 10. Social justice, charity and tax evasion : a critical inquiry / Mark J. Cherry -- 11. Natural law, property, and welfare rights / Andrew Lustig -- 12. Health care technology and justice / Germain Grisez -- Part VI, Boyle responds. 13. An appreciative response / Joseph M. Boyle
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Boyle, Joseph M., 1942-
Medical ethics.
Right to life.
Ethics, Medical.
Social Justice.
Form Electronic book
Author Tollefsen, Christopher, editor
LC no. 2013444121
ISBN 9048197902
9048197910 (electronic bk.)
9789048197910 (electronic bk.)