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Evaluation and explanation in the biomedical sciences
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The Foundations of Bioethics
This is the first single-author text on the philosophical issues in bioethics that is both systematic and comprehensive. Engelhardt provides both a critique of the theoretical foundations ofExpand
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The ordination of bioethicists as secular moral experts.
  • H. Engelhardt
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Social philosophy & policy
  • 1 July 2002
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Medicine and the Concept of Person
Recent advances in medicine and the biomedical sciences have raised a number of ethical issues that medical ethics or, more broadly, bioethics have treated. Ingredient in such considerations,Expand
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End-of-life: the traditional Christian view
The Christian pursuit of eternal life through repentance has implications for how health care technology should be used at the end of life. Although there is no obligation always to postpone death,Expand
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Consensus formation: the creation of an ideology.
  • H. Engelhardt
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics : CQ…
  • 2002
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T he disease of masturbation: values and the concept of disease.
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The precautionary principle: a dialectical reconsideration.
This essay examines an overlooked element of the precautionary principle: a prudent assessment of the long-range or remote catastrophes possibly associated with technological development must includeExpand
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Rationale, design, implementation, and baseline characteristics of patients in the DIG trial: a large, simple, long-term trial to evaluate the effect of digitalis on mortality in heart failure.
This article provides a detailed overview of the rationale for key aspects of the protocol of the Digitalis Investigation Group (DIG) trial. It also highlights unusual aspects of the studyExpand
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