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New PDF release: Medical Ethics in China: A Transcultural Interpretation

By Jing-Bao Nie

ISBN-10: 041568949X

ISBN-13: 9780415689496

ISBN-10: 0415724562

ISBN-13: 9780415724562

Drawing on quite a lot of basic historic and sociological resources and utilizing sharp philosophical research, this publication investigates clinical ethics from a Chinese-Western comparative standpoint. In doing so, it bargains a desirable exploration of either cultural ameliorations and commonalities exhibited through China and the West in medication and scientific ethics.

The ebook conscientiously examines a couple of key bioethical concerns within the chinese language socio-cultural context together with: attitudes towards foetuses; disclosure of data by way of doctors; trained consent; expert clinical ethics; healthiness advertising; feminist bioethics; and human rights.

It not just presents insights into chinese language views, but additionally sheds mild at the applicable equipment for comparative cultural and moral stories. via his pioneering learn, Jing-Bao Nie has recommend a idea of "trans-cultural bioethics," a moral paradigm which upholds the primacy of morality when resisting cultural stereotypes, and appreciating the inner plurality, richness, dynamism and openness of clinical ethics in any tradition.

Medical Ethics in China will be of specific curiosity to scholars and teachers within the fields of clinical legislation, Bioethics, clinical Ethics, Cross-Cultural Ethics in addition to Chinese/Asian reviews and Comparative Cross-Cultural Studies.

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