By John D. Arras (auth.), Courtney S. Campbell, B. Andrew Lustig (eds.)

Despite reservoirs of ethical discourse approximately tasks in non secular groups, specialist caregiving traditions, and philosophical views, the dominant ethical language in modern biomedical ethics is that of `rights'. Duties to Others starts to right this imbalance in our moral language via theoretical expositions of the guidelines of accountability and of the `other', and by means of utilized exemplifications of specific tasks to pointed out others that come up within the context of healthiness care. A suggested multidisciplinary orientation informs this research of our ethical name to answer the desires of others. The essays during this quantity provide a stimulating highbrow freshness via a continuous engagement of theological, expert, and philosophical understandings of the tasks that come up in our relations with others in medication, nursing, and social contexts. Duties to Others presents provocative demanding situations concerning the terrain of our ethical global for either scholars and pros in biomedical ethics, medication, philosophy, and theology.

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