Regions, concepts and integrations

@article{Have2012RegionsCA,
  title={Regions, concepts and integrations},
  author={Henk A. M. J. ten Have and Bert Gordijn},
  journal={Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy},
  year={2012},
  volume={15},
  pages={363-364}
}
  • H. Have, B. Gordijn
  • Published 26 September 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy
This summer the Cleveland Clinic announced that their staff had been reinforced with a ‘regional bioethicist’. Initially, we were assuming that this might indicate a new specialized sub-discipline within bioethics, adding to the already burgeoning assortment of specific expert fields such as global ethics, genethics, nanoethics, neuroethics and so forth. But we were wrong: the regional bioethicist turns out to be a bioethicist with a pager available for the geographical area around Cleveland… 
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