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Aiding the World's Poor: New Challenges for Donor States

Roger C. Riddell

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the aid landscape, including a detailed discussion of the social, economic, and political factors that prevail and that influence the effectiveness ... More


Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Patricia Illingworth, Thomas Pogge, and Leif Wenar (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

As long as large segments of humanity are suffering chronic poverty and dying from treatable diseases, organized giving can save or enhance millions of lives. With the law providing little guidance, ... More


Poverty Is No Pond: Challenges for the Affluent

Leif Wenar

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter begins with the question of an individual donor: How will each dollar I can give to aid, or each hour I can devote to campaigning for aid, affect the long‐term well‐being of people in ... More


Philanthropy, Self-Interest, and Accountability: American Universities and Developing Countries

Devesh Kapur

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter looks at the role that academics have come to play in the developing world as consultants, educators, and practitioners. Universities and academics stand to profit enormously from these ... More


Should Rapid Tests for Hiv Infection Now Be Mandatory During Pregnancy or In Labor?

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Since testing for HIV became possible in 1985, the testing of pregnant women has been primarily voluntary, “opt-in,” but there have been repeated predictions that with the development of more ... More


Thinking Big: Emerging Global Efforts For The Control Of Infectious Disease

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Despite the devastating pandemic of HIV/AIDS that erupted in the early 1980s, despite the failure to eradicate polio and the emergence of resistant forms of tuberculosis that came into focus in the ... More


The Biological Basics of Infectious Disease

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Infectious diseases, although they vary substantially in their manifestations and causes, share certain common features that make them distinct and remarkable. These diseases can strike suddenly and ... More


Closing The Book on Infectious Disease: The Mischievous Consequences For Public Health

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

During the formative period of bioethics, the field of public health also directed attention largely away from infectious disease, to issues such as environmental degradation, workplace safety, ... More


AIDS Counseling for Low-Risk Clients

Gerd Gigerenzer

in Adaptive Thinking: Rationality in the Real World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195153729
eISBN:
9780199849222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153729.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The discrepancy between what clients believe a positive HIV test means and what it actually does mean seems to have cost human lives in addition to the toll the disease itself has taken. One of the ... More


Before Bioethics: A History of American Medical Ethics from the Colonial Period to the Bioethics Revolution

Robert Baker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199774111
eISBN:
9780199369508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774111.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book narrates the history of American medical ethics from its colonial origins to current bioethical controversies over abortion, AIDS, animal rights, and physician-assisted suicide. The book ... More


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