By Robin S. Downie, Jane Macnaughton
Critiquing many parts of clinical perform and learn while making confident feedback approximately scientific schooling, this ebook extends the scope of scientific ethics past sole obstacle with law. Illustrating a few humanistic methods of figuring out sufferers, this quantity explores the connections among scientific ethics, healthcare and topics, comparable to philosophy, literature, artistic writing and clinical background and the way they could impact the attitudes of medical professionals in the direction of sufferers and the perceptions of medication, future health and sickness that have develop into a part of modern tradition. The authors study quite a number principles in scientific perform and examine, together with: the concept that sufferer prestige or the doctor/patient courting may be understood through quantitative scales the semblance fostered by way of scientific ethics that medical professionals, not like these in different professions, are uniquely beneficent and certainly altruistic. a good textual content for undergraduate and postgraduate scholars of legislation, clinical ethics and scientific healthcare legislations, Bioethics and the arts exhibits the true moral achievements, difficulties and half-truths of up to date drugs.
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We have so far categorised the aims of humanities teaching and their evaluation in terms of an apparent instrumentality. Does that mean that the literature, drama and so on in these courses are not worthwhile for their own sake? 42 She mentions three of what she considers the non-instrumental values: broadening education horizons, for example by introducing students to alternative ways of seeing the world; assisting in the personal development of students and doctors, and by the introduction of a ‘counterculture’.
We have also claimed that the medical humanities such as literature can provide an important supplement to the regulatory function of forensic medical ethics. We shall sum this up by saying that the humanities enable us to develop a mind of our own. 25 There are two elements in it which we shall call independence of mind and individuality of mind. Independence of mind is shown in the kind of support and justification a person might offer for a belief. In more detail, independent-minded persons exhibit three qualities.
When McKay argues that doctors’ duties are supererogatory he is not claiming that doctors judge themselves to be supererogatory, far less that they all live up to the ideal. His point is that the duties they agree to and internalise when they join the profession are supererogatory as compared with the duties of most other occupations. He is claiming that the entire profession in comparison with (most) others is supererogatory. As far as we can understand the argument for this extreme thesis, it seems to have one central plank and a number of ancillary supports.
Bioethics and the Humanities: Attitudes and Perceptions (Biomedical Law & Ethics Library) by Robin S. Downie, Jane Macnaughton