Otto Dörr Zegers

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UNLABELLED The historical reasons for the importance of ethical issues in medicine are revisited. An analysis of doctor-patient relationships in psychiatry allow us to conclude that the demand of an ethical reflection in this specialty is even more imperative. Specific ethical considerations are made about some customary activities of psychiatrists such as(More)
Aging is a difficult stage in human life, due to the limitations it imposes and the nearness to death. Modern society tends to be prejudiced against oldness. When dementia is also present, prejudices can be transformed into rejection. The aim of this author tries to devise a phenomenological description of oldness and points out its potentially positive(More)
  • O Dörr Zegers
  • 1989
The author proposes the hypothesis that there exists an essential link between language and ethics, beyond the obvious fact that the postulates of ethics have to be expressed in a verbal way. He chooses two ways for demonstrating his hypothesis: a phenomenological description of the substantive element of language, which is the word, and then an analysis of(More)