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Published by Polity Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Medical ethics,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ethics,
  • Reference / Curiosities & Wonders,
  • Fortune,
  • Risk,
  • Uncertainty

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9573380M
ISBN 100745621457
ISBN 109780745621456

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Risk and Luck in Medical Ethics examines the moral luck paradox in greater detail, relating it to Kantian, consequentialist, and virtue-based approaches to ethics. Dickenson applies the paradoxes of risk and luck to medical ethics, including timely discussion of risk and luck in the allocation of scarce health care resources, informed consent This revised edition applies the paradoxes of risk and luck to medical ethics, including timely discussion of risk and luck in the allocation of scarce health care resources, informed consent to treatment, decisions about withholding life sustaining treatment, psychiatry, reproductive ethics, genetic resting, and medical research and evidence This book examines the moral luck paradox, relating it to Kantian, consequentialist and virtue-based approaches to ethics. It also applies the paradox to areas in medical ethics   D Dickenson. Polity Press, , £, pp ISBN In Risk and Luck in Medical Ethics Donna Dickenson explains in brilliant fashion the tension between ethics and luck, be it luck in outcomes of action on the one hand or luck in antecedent circumstances, in the problems that have to be faced, or character on the other. According to Dickenson, most of the philosophical debate

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