Philosophy and Medicine

At the Foundations of Bioethics and Biopolitics: Critical Essays on the Thought of H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.

Editors: Rasmussen, Lisa M., Smith Iltis, Ana, Cherry, Mark J. (Eds.)

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  • ​Compasses analyses of many different aspects of Engelhardt's work
  • Brings together internationally known scholars to assess key elements of Engelhardt's work
  • Addresses many fields, including philosophy of medicine, philosophy of science, philosophy of religion, political theory, and theology
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This volume brings together a set of critical essays on the thought of Professor Doctor H. Tristram Engelhardt Junior, Co-Founding Editor of the Philosophy and Medicine book series. Amongst the founders of bioethics, Professor Engelhardt, Jr. looms large. Many of his books and articles have appeared in multiple languages, including Italian, Romanian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Chinese. The essays in this book focus critically on a wide swath of his work, in the process elucidating, critiquing, and/or commending the rigor and reach of his thought. This volume compasses analyses of many different aspects of Engelhardt's work, including social and political philosophy, biopolitics, the philosophy of medicine, and bioethics. It brings together internationally known scholars to assess key elements of Engelhardt's work.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

Table of contents (24 chapters)
  • A Critical Appraisal of Engelhardt on the “Enlightenment Project”

    Pages 3-12

    McCullough, Laurence B., Ph.D.

  • Diversity in Clinical Ethics

    Pages 13-33

    Agich, George J., Ph.D.

  • Recognizing the Difference that Faith Makes: H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., on Life-Ending Medical Interventions

    Pages 35-44

    Moskop, John C., Ph.D.

  • The Foundations of Secular Bioethics

    Pages 45-56

    Wear, Stephen, Ph.D.

  • Disease, Bioethics, and Philosophy of Medicine: The Contributions of H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.

    Pages 57-74

    Cutter, Mary Ann Gardell, Ph.D.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
At the Foundations of Bioethics and Biopolitics: Critical Essays on the Thought of H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.
Editors
  • Lisa M. Rasmussen
  • Ana Smith Iltis
  • Mark J. Cherry
Series Title
Philosophy and Medicine
Series Volume
125
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-18965-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-18965-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-18964-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-37216-7
Series ISSN
0376-7418
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 284
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