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Embodiment, Morality, and Medicine

  • Lisa Sowle Cahill
  • Margaret A. Farley
Book

Part of the Theology and Medicine book series (THAM, volume 6)

Table of contents

About this book

Introduction

Embodiment, Morality and Medicine deals with the relevance of `embodiment' to bioethics, considering both the historical development and contemporary perspectives on the mind--body relation. The emphasis of all authors is on the importance of the body in defining personal identity as well as on the role of social context in shaping experience of the body. Among the perspectives considered are Christian, Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist, and African-American. Feminist concerns are important throughout.

Keywords

Ethics Islam Religion bioethics health morality

Editors and affiliations

  • Lisa Sowle Cahill
    • 1
  • Margaret A. Farley
    • 2
  1. 1.Boston CollegeChestnut HillUSA
  2. 2.Yale UniversityNew HavenUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-8424-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1995
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-4519-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-8424-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0928-8783
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