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emergence of Roman Catholic medical ethics in North America a definitional and methodological analysis by David F Kelly

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Published in Toronto .
Written in English

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  • Medical ethics.

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Edition Notes

Statementby David F. Kelly.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 500 leaves ;
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15325237M

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The Emergence of Roman Catholic Medical Ethics in North America: An Historical, Methodological, Bibliographical Study David F. Kelly E. Mellen Press, - Medical - pages. Get this from a library! The emergence of Roman Catholic medical ethics in North America: an historical, methodological, bibliographical study. [David F Kelly]. ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC Emergence of Roman Catholic medical ethics in North America. New York: Mellen Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Kelly, David F. Emergence of Roman Catholic medical ethics in North America. New York: Mellen Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David F Kelly.

The Emergence of Roman Catholic Medical Ethics in North America David F. Kelly Mellen Press, New York, , vi + pp., $ (paperback). David Kelly, a priest of the diocese of Worcester, Mass., and a teacher of moral theology, traces the history of Catholic medical ethics in . [Book Review of] The Emergence of Roman Catholic Medical Ethics in North America, by David F. Kelly. Authors. John R. Connery. Recommended Citation. Connery, John R. () "[Book Review of] The Emergence of Roman Catholic Medical Ethics in North America, by David F. Kelly," The Linacre Quarterly: Vol. No. 1, Article Available at. This diversity extends to the matter of withholding hydration and nutrition. Consistent with the Jewish valuation of life, and similar to the Roman Catholic position, the Orthodox Rabbinical RELIGION AND MEDICAL ETHICS Council of America describes the provision of food and fluids not as medical interventions but as normal and required acts of care. The first time I got involved in preparing the ethics section of the documentation required for my institution's JCAHO (Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) accreditation visit, I was surprised at the variety of meanings given to "ethics." As someone trained in moral theology, I thought what we meant by the ethical aspect of life—including health care—was obvious.

Roman Catholicism - Roman Catholicism - The emergence of Roman Catholicism: Several historical factors, which vary in importance depending on the time, help to account for the emergence of Roman Catholicism. The two factors that are often regarded as most decisive—at any rate by the champions of the primacy of Rome in the church—are the primacy of St. Peter among the Twelve Apostles of. In recent decades the medical field has made great strides. As Catholics, we advocate for medical research to find treatments for all the diseases and injuries that afflict humans. However, the end (saving lives) does not justify any means. The possibility of curing a disease or healing an injury does not justify any means to medical research. The Hastings Center's Bibliography of Ethics, Biomedicine, and Professional Responsibility. Kelly, David. The Emergence of Roman Catholic Medical Ethics in North America. New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, See especially chapter 1, "Historical background to the discipline." Sherwin, Susan. No Longer Patient: Feminist Ethics and. A third major approach to Roman Catholic ethics since the Council is "virtue ethics." Unlike deontology and revisionism, this approach does not focus on human actions, but on being a certain kind of person. In fact, virtue ethics criticizes deontology and revisionism for focusing on actions and neglecting the importance of moral character.