Princeton University Library Catalog

Principles of biomedical ethics / Tom L. Beauchamp, James F. Childress.

Author:
Beauchamp, Tom L. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Εdition:
6th ed.
Description:
xiii, 417 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Pt. I. Moral Foundations -- 1. Moral Norms -- Normative and Nonnormative Ethics -- The Common Morality as Universal Morality -- Particular Moralities as Nonuniversal -- Moral Dilemmas -- A Framework of Moral Norms -- Conflicting Moral Norms -- 2. Moral Character -- Moral Virtues -- Virtues in Professional Roles -- The Virtue of Caring -- Five Focal Virtues -- Moral Virtues and Action Guides -- Moral Ideals -- Moral Excellence -- 3. Moral Status -- The Problem of Moral Status -- Theories of Moral Status -- From Theories to Practical Guidelines -- Vulnerable Populations -- Pt. II. Moral Principles -- 4. Respect for Autonomy -- The Nature of Autonomy -- The Capacity for Autonomous Choice -- The Meaning and Justification of Informed Consent -- Disclosure -- Understanding -- Voluntariness -- A Framework of Standards for Surrogate Decision Making -- 5. Nonmaleficence -- The Concept of Nonmaleficence -- Distinctions and Rules Governing Nontreatment -- Optional Treatments and Obligatory Treatments -- Killing and Letting Die -- The Justification of Intentionally Arranged Deaths -- Protecting Incompetent Patients -- 6. Beneficence -- The Concept of Beneficence -- Obligatory Beneficence and Ideal Beneficence -- Paternalism: Conflicts between Beneficence and Autonomy -- Balancing Benefits, Costs, and Risks -- The Value and Quality of Life -- 7. Justice -- The Concept of Justice -- Theories of Justice -- Fair Opportunity and Unfair Discrimination -- Vulnerability and Exploitation -- National Health Policy and the Right to Health Care -- Global Health Policy and the Right to Health -- Allocating, Setting Priorities, and Rationing -- 8. Professional-Patient Relationships -- Veracity -- Privacy -- Confidentiality -- Fidelity -- The Dual Roles of Clinician and Investigator -- Pt. III. Theory and Method -- 9. Moral Theories -- Criteria for Theory Construction -- Utilitarianism -- Kantianism -- Rights Theory -- Communitarianism -- Convergence of Theories -- 10. Method and Moral -- Justification -- Justification in Ethics -- Top-Down Models: Theory and Application -- Bottom-Up Models: Cases and Analogy -- An Integrated Model Using Reflective Equilibrium -- Common-Morality Theory.
Subject(s):
Medical ethics [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780195335705 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0195335708 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2008000233
OCLC:
190751490
Related name:
RCP:
C - S