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A New Edition of Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy is Avaiable

Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy (vol. 19, no. 2, 2016) is available online by subscription only.

Articles include:

  • “Measuring ‘Virtue’ in Medicine” by Ben Kotzee and Agnieszka Ignatowicz
  • “Questioning Engelhardt’s Assumptions in Bioethics and Secular Humanism” by Shahram Ahmadi Nasab Emran
  • “You Hoped We Would Sleep Walk Into Accepting the Collection of Our Data”: Controversies Surrounding the UK Scheme and Their Wider Relevance for Biomedical Research” by Sigrid Sterckx, Vojin Rakic, Julian Cockbain, and Pascal Borry
  • “How do Researchers Decide Early Clinical Trials?” by Hannah Grankvist and Jonathan Kimmelman
  • “The Utility of Standardized Advance Directives: The General Practitioners’ Perspective” by Ina Carola Otte, Bernice Elger, Corinna Jung, and Klaus Walter Bally
  • “The Ethics of Killing Human/Great-Ape Chimeras for Their Organs: A Reply to Shaw et al.” by César Palacios-González
  • “Child Organ Trafficking: Global Reality and Inadequate International Response” by Alireza Bagheri
  • “Medicalization in Psychiatry: The Medical Model, Descriptive Diagnosis, and Lost Knowledge” by Mark J. Sedler
  • “Continuous Deep Sedation and Homicide: An Unsolved Problem in Law and Professional Morality” by Govert den Hartogh
  • “The Issue of Being Touched” by Betty-Ann Solvoll and Anders Lindseth
  • “Drinking in the Last Chance Saloon: Luck Egalitarianism, Alcohol Consumption, and the Organ Transplant Waiting List” by Andreas Albertsen


The views, opinions and positions expressed by these authors and blogs are theirs and do not necessarily represent that of the Bioethics Research Library and Kennedy Institute of Ethics or Georgetown University.