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Naturalized bioethics : toward responsible knowing and practice / edited by Hilde Lindemann, Marian Verkerk, Margaret Urban Walker.

  • Lindemann, Hilde.
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Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Physical description

xiii, 275 pages ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-265) and index.


Introduction: Groningen naturalism in bioethics / Margaret Urban Walker -- Moral bodies: epistemologies of embodiment / Jackie Leach Scully -- Choosing surgical birth: desire and the nature of bioethical advice / Raymond G. DeVries, Lisa Kane Low, and Elizabeth (Libby) Bogdan-Lovis -- Holding on to Edmund: the relational work of identity / Hilde Lindemann -- Caring, minimal autonomy, and the limits of liberalism / Agnieszka Jaworska -- Narrative, complexity, and context: autonomy as an epistemic value / Naomi Scheman -- Toward a naturalized narrative bioethics / Tod Chambers -- Motivating health: empathy and the normative activity of coping / Jodi Halpern and Margaret Olivia Little -- Economies of hope in a period of transition: parents in the time leading up to their child's liver transplantation / Mare Knibbe and Marian Verkerk -- Consent as a grant of authority: a care ethics reading of informed consent / Joan C. Tronto -- Professional loving care and the bearable heaviness of being / Annelies van Heijst -- Ideal theory bioethics and the exclusion of people with severe cognitive disabilities / Eva Feder Kittay -- Epilogue: naturalized bioethics in practice / Marian Verkerk and Hilde Lindemann.


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