Metaphysics and medical ethics

  • Chris Parkin Victoria
  • Published 2006

Abstract

I take issue with Frank Leavitt's sketch of a pragmatic criterion for the relevance of metaphysics to medical ethics. I argue that appeal to the potentialfor confusion generated by metaphysical subtlety establishes a needfor better communication rather than shows philosophical insight beside the point. I demonstrate that the proposed Criterion ofRelevance… (More)

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