Confessions of a Medicine Man An Essay in Popular Philosophy

ISBN-10: 0262700727
ISBN-13: 9780262700726
Edition: 2000 (Reprint)
Authors: Alfred I. Tauber
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Description: In Confessions of a Medicine Man, Tauber probes the ethical structure of contemporary medicine in an argument accessible to lay readers, healthcare professionals, and ethicists alike.

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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 2/28/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 179
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

In Confessions of a Medicine Man, Tauber probes the ethical structure of contemporary medicine in an argument accessible to lay readers, healthcare professionals, and ethicists alike.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Turmoil and Challenges
Utopia?
Antecedents
The Problem of a "New" Agenda
The Course of Autonomy
Autonomy in Medicine
The Birth of Liberal Autonomy
The Organic Self
Health as an Ideal
The Breakdown of Autonomy
The Romantic Reaction and the Aftermath
Postmodernism and the Self
Metaphysics?
Autonomy and Care of the Patient
The Call of the Other
A Calling
Some Definitions
The Problem
Levinas
Toward a New Medical Ethic
The Call of the Other
A Relational Approach to Medical Ethics
Metaphysical Musings
The Infinite Beckons
Eternal Recurrence
The Face
To Face Ourselves
Epilogue
Bibliographic Notes
References
Index

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