Physician Patient

Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver: Honoring the Work of by Yuval Levin,Thomas W. Merrill,Adam Schulman

By Yuval Levin,Thomas W. Merrill,Adam Schulman

Leon R. Kass has been supporting american citizens greater comprehend the human situation for over 4 decades_as a instructor, author, student, public champion of the arts, and defender of human dignity. From bioethics to civic schooling, from studying the Bible to weighing the ethical implications of recent technology, Kass has provided knowledge, information, and guideline. during this quantity, fifteen of Kass's admirers, together with scholars, colleagues, and pals, honor his paintings by way of reflecting at the extensive variety of topics to which he has committed his life's paintings. a number of the essays supply interpretations of significant works of literature and philosophy from Homer, Sophocles, and Plato to Rousseau, Franklin, Jane Austen, Hawthorne, and Henry James. Others research the importance of Leon Kass's paintings as a bioethicist and Chairman of the President's Council on Bioethics and as an interpreter of the ebook of Genesis. The essays accumulated in Apples of Gold in images of Silver provide a feeling of the breadth of Kass's pursuits and insights and of the impression he has had on generations of students. The reader is additional conversant in the occupation of Leon R. Kass by means of a biographical creation and a finished directory of his released writings and the classes he has taught.

Show description

Read or Download Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver: Honoring the Work of Leon R. Kass PDF

Similar physician & patient books

PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications

The definitive advisor to PACS — now with extra clinically acceptable fabric lately, the sphere of photograph archiving and communications systems—PACS—and snapshot informatics has complicated as a result of either conceptual and technological developments. This variation of PACS and Imaging Informatics: uncomplicated ideas and functions addresses the most recent during this interesting box.

Long-term Care, Globalization, and Justice

Long term care may be vexing on a private in addition to social point, and it'll in simple terms develop extra in order participants proceed to reside longer and the inhabitants of elderly individuals raises within the usa and worldwide. This quantity explores the moral matters surrounding elder care from an ecological viewpoint to suggest a brand new conception of worldwide justice for long term care.

Risk, Chance, and Causation

The click and different media continuously record information tales approximately risky chemical substances within the setting, miracle remedies, the protection of healing remedies, and capability cancer-causing brokers. yet what precisely is basically intended by way of “increased risk”—should we fear if we're advised that we're at two times the danger of constructing an disorder?

Death Talk, Second Edition: The Case Against Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide

Loss of life speak asks why, whilst our society has rejected euthanasia for over thousand years, are we now contemplating legalizing it? Has euthanasia been promoted by way of intentionally complicated it with different ethically appropriate acts? what's the relation among discomfort reduction remedies which may shorten existence and euthanasia?

Additional info for Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver: Honoring the Work of Leon R. Kass

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.82 of 5 – based on 3 votes