(a). What are the differences between Deontology, Utilitarianism
(Consequentialism), Care Ethics, and Casuistry?
Deontology is the idea of being moral when we work in accordance with moral duties or
laws. The focus is whether or not the action had go
A Definition of Philosophy
HAVE YOU EVERWONDERED about the purpose of life? Have yo
u ever been curious about what you can reasonably believe? Ha
ve you ever marveled at the beauty of nature or been upset by
suffering? Have you ever thought that life is u
The Morality of Clinical Research: A Case Study (Tannsjo)
- testing 3 groups
1. ddI the new drug, expected to postpone the time of HIV pos patients develop
2. zidovudine- best known drug to do that at the time
The Allocation of Exotic Medical
Lifesaving Therapy (Nicholas
In face of scarce resources, whose life to save?
ELT- Exotic Lifesaving Therapy: therapies that are more scarce, ex: heart transplant
The selection problem isnt a medical one, but
Organ donation and Retrieval: Whose Body is it anyway? ( Eike-Henner W. Kluge)
Buying and selling organs
1. Because people have such a close association with their body, to consider their organs
as property is like considering the
What Is Euthanasia ?
Its the intentional killing by act or omission of a
dependent human being to end his or her suffering.
Often used interchangeably with assisted suicide.
However, there is a difference. Assisted suicide is
Three characteristics of sport that justify the banning of performance enhancing drugs
a) the significance of rules in sport
- equal opportunities: equal access?
b) natural talents and the perfection
- argument: Inco
Create a completely peaceful world
April 2, 2007
To create a fully peaceful world, both Federalism and non-violent
resistance are necessary. Federalism and non-violent resistance can
cooperate well to completely elim
Direct Democracy in Ancient Greece and the Modern World
Dr. Loren King
December 2, 2004
Generally speaking, the modern democracys origin comes from
the direct democracy in ancient Greece. Some people argue that
primeval society h
Philo 148.7 Munson 2.2 2/16/16, p. 1
Philosophy 148: Medical Ethics: Lecture 7, February 16, 2016
Munson Chapter 2, completed: Informed Consent; Munson Part VI, begun
FDA History (M. 92)
1906: Pure Food and Drug Act
1938: Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act: re
Philo 148.6 Munson 2.2 p. 1
Philosophy 148: Medical Ethics: Lecture 6, February 11, 2016
Munson Chapter 2, continued: Research Ethics, Informed Consent
For additional info:
The Biotech Death of Jesse Gelsinger, NYT 1999 (in PDF on Blackboa
Philo 148.5: Munson 2, Research Ethics and Consent, p. 1
Philosophy 148: Medical Ethics. Lecture 5, February 9, 2016. Munson Chapter 2, p. 59.
Research Ethics, Informed Consent
A little history of medicine and medical research
Imhotep: c. 2650-2600 BCE
Philo 148.3 notes, p. 1
Philosophy 148 Lecture 3, February 2, 2016
The Vegan Baby: Munson p. 36
Iice Swinton not breast fed but fed pureed vegetables (not even soy formula).
When she was 1, Child Protective intervened and took her to hospital.
Queens DA c
Philosophy 148: Medical Ethics
Spring 2016 A. Preus
Medical Ethics is an introductory applied ethics course. No prior course in philosophy
is required. It does help to have an interest in a wide range of possible events that can
occur in the deli
Philo 148 S16 Lecture 2, Munson 1, p. 1
Philosophy 148 S16 Lecture 2, January 28, 2016
Munson Chapter 1, part 1: Physicians, Patients, and Others:
Autonomy, Truth-Telling, and Confidentiality
Dax: Munson p. 3. If you google Dax Cowart youll get plenty of
What is medical ethics? How can we give a definition of it? How can
we regard someone as a man with medical ethics? How can we keep
the doctor benevolence in such a flashy and utilitarian social.
Medical ethics is the professional ethics of
Critical Essay (Literature Review)
Effectiveness of Ethical Considerations at Building and Maintaining
Recently, there has been a significant increase in the interest amongst
researches and practitioners regarding organis
Civilization and Disease
Emanon Tang, Block 1
Abstract: During our history, there lots of diseases. It changed us and we
also change them. What is the link between our civilization and disease?
Key word: Plague, Cholera, Disease, Culture, Civilization.
Question: Do societies have an ethical obligation to provide health care to illegal immigrants.
Humanist Approach: Be it resolved that there is
Nationalist Approach: Be it resolved that there is not an
an ethical responsibility
Health Care for Illegal Immigrants
I. Initial Statement
a. Public health