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Medical Ethics, Ordinary Concepts and Ordinary Lives: Ordinary Concepts, Ordinary Lives

Medical Ethics, Ordinary Concepts and Ordinary Lives: Ordinary Concepts, Ordinary Lives (Hardback)

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Mainstream discussions of ethics often search for a problem-solving theory or explore ontological status. This book argues instead that the proper starting point should be the words and deeds of ordinary people in ordinary disagreements - the ethical concepts in play can only derive full meaning within the context of ordinary human lives.

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesMedical professionMedical ethics & professional conductPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryEthics & moral philosophy Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 13/11/2007 ISBN-13: 9780230506909  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Christopher Cowley is Lecturer in Philosophy at University College Dublin, Ireland.

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