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Philosophy and Medicine / Asian Studies in Bioethics and the Philosophy of Medicine
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1st ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 1999
Table Of Contents
Introduction: Towards a Confucian Bioethics; Ruiping Fan. Part I: Body, Health and Virtue. Confucian Virtues and Personal Health; Peimin Ni. The Neo-Confucian Concept of Body and its Ethical Sensibility; E. Zhang. Part II: Suicide, Euthanasia and Medical Futility. Confucian Views on Suicide and Their Implications for Euthanasia; Ping-cheung Lo. Reflections on the Dignity of Guan Zhong: A Comparison of Confucian and Western Liberal Notions of Suicide; G. Khushf. A Confucian Ethic of Medical Futility; E. Hui. Part III: 'Human Drugs' and Human Experimentation. 'Human Drugs' in Chinese Medicine and the Confucian View: A Historical Ethical Study from an Interpretive Approach; Jing-Bao Nie. Interpreting Strange Practices; R. Carson. A Confucian Reflection on Experimenting with Human Subjects; Xunwu Chen. Part IV: Just Health Care and the Confucian Tradition. The Confucian Filial Obligation and Care for Aged Parents; Qingjie Wang. Just Health Care, the Good Life, and Confucianism; Ruiping Fan. Chinese Glossary. Notes on Contributors. Index.