Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the (Im)Possibility of Global Bioethics by J. Tao Lai Po-wahCross-Cultural Perspectives on the (Im)Possibility of Global Bioethics by J. Tao Lai Po-wah

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the (Im)Possibility of Global Bioethics

byJ. Tao Lai Po-wah

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The contributions to this volume grew out of papers presented at an international conference Individual, Community & Society: Bioethics in the Third Millennium, held in Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, between 25-28 May 1999. The conference was organized by the Centre for Comparative Public Management and Social Policy, and Ethics in Contemporary China Research Group, in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the City University of Hong Kong. The conference brought together scholars from east and west to investigate the challenges to caring and to traditional moral authorities that would confront bioethics in the third millennium. They explored the implications of moral loss and moral diversity in post-traditional and post-modern societies, and how these would shape the character of medical care and bioethics discourse in the new era. A proceedings volume under the same title of Individual, Community & Society: Bioethics in the Third Millennium, was published in May 1999 for the conference meeting.
Title:Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the (Im)Possibility of Global BioethicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.07 inPublished:December 4, 2010Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Global Bioethics, Global Dialogue: Introduction; J.T.L. Po-Wah. Morality, Universality, and Particularity: Rethinking the Role of Community in the Foundations of Bioethics; H.T. Engelhardt, Jr. Part I: Community and Care: Lost Perspectives? Is Just Caring Possible? Challenge to Bioethics in the New Century; J.T.L. Po-Wah. Living and Dying in a Post-traditional World; Fr.T. Joseph. Part II: The (Im)Possibility of Global Bioethics. The Tension between Biomedical Technology and Confucian Values; R.-Z. Qiu. Relational Paradigm in Bioethics; H. Xinhe. The Ethics of Prenatal Screening and the Search for Global Bioethics; G.K. Becker. Genetic Engineering and Social Justice: Towards a Global Bioethics? I. Holliday. Global Biomedicine, Human Dignity, and the Moral Justification of Political Power; C. Delkeskamp-Hayes. The Reappraisal of the Foundations of Bioethics: A Confucian Perspective; L.S. Chuen. Part III: Moral Dilemmas in Health Care. Self-ownership and its Implications for Bioethics; Y.K. Por. Health Inequalities and Justice; S. Marchand, D. Wikler. Managing Medical Information: The Moral Dilemmas in Postmodern Societies; C.H. Mun, A. Fung. Stabilizing or Changing Identity? The Ethical Problem of Sex Reassignment Surgery as a Conflict among the Individual, Community, and Society; K.W. Schmidt. Homosexuality and the Use of the Reproductive Technology; S. Man-Hung Sze. The Domain of Parental Discretion in Treatment of Neonates: Beyond the Impasse Between a Sanctity-of-Life and Quality-of-Life Ethic; G. Khushf. Ethics and Narrative in Evidence Based Medicine; D.K.S. Au. Part IV: New Strategies, New Possibilities. Local Bioethical Discourse: Implications for Understanding Disease; M.A.G. Cutter. Bioethics and Philosophy of Bioethics: A New Orientation; C.-Y. Cheng. A New Possibility of Global Bioethics as an Intercultural Social Tuning Technology; H.A. Sakamoto. Moral Theories vs. Moral Perspectives: The Need for a New Strategy for Bioethical Exploration; R. Fan. Notes on Editor and Contributors. Index.