Virtue and Medicine: Explorations in the Character of Medicine by E.E. ShelpVirtue and Medicine: Explorations in the Character of Medicine by E.E. Shelp

Virtue and Medicine: Explorations in the Character of Medicine

EditorE.E. Shelp

Paperback | October 19, 2011

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Title:Virtue and Medicine: Explorations in the Character of MedicineFormat:PaperbackPublished:October 19, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401088128

ISBN - 13:9789401088121

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Table of Contents

Section I / Historical Analyses.- Virtue and Health/Medicine in Pre-Christian Antiquity.- Virtue and Medicine from Early Christianity Through the Sixteenth Century.- Virtue and Medicine During the Enlightenment in Germany.- Virtues, Etiquette, and Anglo-American Medical Ethics in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.- Section II / Theories of Virtue.- Virtue and Vice.- Two Cheers for Meno: The Definition of the Virtues.- Critique of Pure Virtue: Animadversions on a Virtue-Based Ethics.- The Virtues: A Theological Analysis.- Section III / Virtue and medicine.- Virtues and Vices: The Social and Historical Construction of Medical Norms.- The Virtues of Medicine: Meaning and Import.- Virtue and Medicine: A Physician's Analysis.- The Virtuous Physician, and the Ethics of Medicine.- Virtue and the Practice of Nursing.- The Virtuous Patient.- Virtue and Public Health: Societal Obligation and Individual Need.- Section IV / Critique.- What's So Special About the Virtues?.- Against Virtue: A Deontological Critique of Virtue Theory in Medical Ethics.- On Medicine and Virtue: A Response.- Notes on Contributors.