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Rosenberg: biological enterprise situated in time and context—new forms of knowledge, how medicine and the biosciences are linked to the sate and beyond Illness is universal, but how illness is experienced is not. How are anthropology and bioethics compatible? Can we find universal morals? Student: Should there be a decision of what is morally right for the sake of globalization? Student: Intuitive sense of what’s right—based on culture, beliefs, education, background, conditions. • Utilitarian—most beneficial for all? Western philosophical tradition—civilizing mission—build markets— modern forms of government (think Iraq). Incommensurability – are systems of thought incompatible across time and culture? Power: onus of MD to make decision—1 atom in the institution, apparatus, history/culture, set ideas about the body, symbol of MD Epistemology: different cultures, theory, thinking, viewing Is there a universal model in a dynamic and complex world? Culture:
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ANT ANT2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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