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By Mark G. Kuczewski, Ronald Polansky
In recent times, bioethicists have labored on govt commissions, on ethics committees in hospitals and nursing houses, and as bedside specialists. simply because moral wisdom relies on adventure in the box instead of on common theoretical propositions, it's open to feedback for its loss of theoretical starting place. as soon as within the hospital, in spite of the fact that, ethicists famous the level to which clinical perform itself mixed the certitudes of technological know-how with craft kinds of wisdom. with the intention to forge a center course among natural technology and utilized scientific and moral wisdom, bioethicists became to the paintings of classical philosophy, specifically the topic of a pragmatic knowledge that includes a variable wisdom of details. during this publication modern bioethicists and students of historical philosophy discover the import of classical ethics on such urgent bioethical matters as controlled care, euthanasia, suicide, and abortion. even supposing the individuals write in the limits in their personal disciplines, via pass references and counterarguments they have interaction in fruitful discussion.
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Extra resources for Bioethics: Ancient Themes in Contemporary Issues
S. Jones and Paul Potter available in the Loeb Classical Library (LCL) because they comprise the most extended and complete set of translations available in English. In a few cases I use (and note) the Chadwick and Mann translations collected in Lloyd 1978/1983. The citations for the Loeb Classical Library (LCL) will occur as follows: Name of Hippocratic treatise, volume of Book in the Loeb Series, page of English translation. For example the commonly cited phrase “to help, or at least do no harm” would be cited: Epidemics I LCL I, 165.
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1983. “Developments in Pharmacology, Anatomy, and Gynaecology,” 112–200 in Science, Folklore and Ideology: Studies in the Life Sciences in Ancient Greece, ed. G. E. R. Lloyd. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Lloyd, G. E. R. 1987. The Revolutions of Wisdom: Studies in the Claims and Practice of Ancient Greek Science. Berkeley: University of California Press. Lloyd, G. E. R. 1991. “Who Is Attacked in ‘On Ancient Medicine,’ ” 49–69 in Methods and Problems in Greek Science, ed. G. E. R. Lloyd.
Bioethics: Ancient Themes in Contemporary Issues by Mark G. Kuczewski, Ronald Polansky