Ethical Aspects in Surgical Oncology

  • Piero Celoria
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


A student of Max Scheler and Nicolai Hartmann, Arnold Gehlen was a German anthropologist and philosopher of the twentieth century. His main work “Man, his nature and place in the world” is full of ideas on which to reflect [1].


Moral Philosophy Ethical Aspect Western Thought Sick Person Sick People 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piero Celoria
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  1. 1.Surgical Oncology UnitS. Giovanni Battista University HospitalTurinItaly

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