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Advance Directives and Personal Identity: What Is the Problem?

Elisabeth Furberg.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

February 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 5647 words.

The personal identity problem expresses the worry that due to disrupted psychological continuity, one person’s advance directive could be used to determine the care of a different person....

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Advance Directives and the Severely Demented

Martin Harvey.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

Should advance directives (ADs) such as living wills be employed to direct the care of the severely demented? In considering this question, I focus primarily on the claims of Rebecca...

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Advancing the Philosophy of Medicine: Towards New Topics and Sources

Thaddeus Metz and Chadwin Harris.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 3058 words.

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The first part of an issue devoted to Alex Broadbent’s essay titled “Prediction, Understanding, and Medicine,” this article notes the...

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Affirming the need for a new model for the regulation of drug promotion: a rebuttal to Krause and Zettler

Alan Bennett, Freddy Jiménez and Larry Fields.

in Journal of Law and the Biosciences

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law; Bioethics. 1558 words.

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Affordable Access to Essential Medication in Developing Countries: Conflicts Between Ethical and Economic Imperatives1

Udo Schüklenk and Richard E. Ashcroft.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

Recent economic and political advances in developing countries on the African continent and South East Asia are threatened by the rising death and morbidity rates of HIV/AIDS. In the first...

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AIDS and Africa

Loretta M. Kopelman and Anton A. van Niekerk.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

Sub-Saharan Africa is the epicenter of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and in this issue of the Journal, seven authors discuss the moral, social and medical implications of having 70% of those...

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AIDS, the Modern Plague

Peter A. Selwyn.

in Dying in the Twenty-First Century

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Bioethics. 4505 words.

Peter Selwyn, a front-line “AIDS doctor,” revisits the bedsides of his dying patients, recounting the lessons learned from the early years of the disease, when no treatments were available...

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Ambiguities and Irresolvable Tensions in the ADA: A Reply to Loretta M. Kopelman and Anita Silvers

Mary Ann Gardell Cutter.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

April 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

This essay comments on the articles by Loretta M. Kopelman and Anita Silvers. It extends their analyses and concludes that consistency and the total absence of conflict may be unavailable...

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The Ambiguity and the Exigency: Clarifying ‘Standard of Care’ Arguments in International Research

Alex John London.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

This paper examines the concept of a ‘standard of care’ as it has been used in recent arguments over the ethics of international human-subjects research. It argues that this concept is...

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The Ambivalence of Protocells: Challenges for Self-Reflexive Ethics

Brigitte Hantsche-Tangen.

in The Ethics of Protocells

April 2009; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Bioethics. 9588 words.

This chapter deals with the public’s role in decision making about new technologies is a contentious issue. It highlights the difficulty of giving due weight to societal values when making...

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