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Arguments for the Moral Equality of Combatants

Jeff McMahan

in Killing in War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199548668
eISBN:
9780191721045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548668.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines a variety of possible arguments for the orthodox view that those who fight in unjust wars have the same moral status as those who fight in just wars — that is, the same rights, ... More


Measuring Physician Supply and Limiting the Grounds for Physician Refusal

Holly Fernandez Lynch

in Conflicts of Conscience in Health Care: An Institutional Compromise

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262123051
eISBN:
9780262278720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262123051.003.0033
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter describes the supply of physicians willing to provide medical services, and addresses which limitations on supply and which grounds for conscientious refusal boards should accept as ... More


Damage to Trust

Carolyn McLeod

in Conscience in Reproductive Health Care: Prioritizing Patient Interests

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198732723
eISBN:
9780191797026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732723.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 3 focuses on the harm that conscientious refusals cause when they diminish the trust that patients have in health care professionals and professions. The author argues that damage to trust ... More


Fidelity to Patients

Carolyn McLeod

in Conscience in Reproductive Health Care: Prioritizing Patient Interests

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198732723
eISBN:
9780191797026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732723.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The central claims of Chapter 5 are that health care professionals who serve a gatekeeping role are fiduciaries for their patients (normatively speaking), they therefore have a fiduciary duty of ... More


Calibrating Supply and Demand

Holly Fernandez Lynch

in Conflicts of Conscience in Health Care: An Institutional Compromise

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262123051
eISBN:
9780262278720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262123051.003.0040
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter, which analyzes physician supply and patient demand, addresses the problems with the antitrust measures of geographic market boundaries. It shows that the supply and demand may ... More


Harm or Mere Inconvenience?

Carolyn McLeod

in Conscience in Reproductive Health Care: Prioritizing Patient Interests

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198732723
eISBN:
9780191797026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732723.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Commentators often point out—in discussions about conscientious objection in reproductive health care in particular—that patients are merely inconvenienced rather than harmed by conscientious ... More


Fidelity to Purposes

Carolyn McLeod

in Conscience in Reproductive Health Care: Prioritizing Patient Interests

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198732723
eISBN:
9780191797026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732723.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 6 centers on a duty—endorsed by licensing bodies and health professional organizations—that health care professionals have to the public to promote public health, and more narrowly, to foster ... More


Questions about Kant’s Opposition to Revolution

Thomas E. Hill Jr.

in Virtue, Rules, and Justice: Kantian Aspirations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199692002
eISBN:
9780191741241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692002.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Kant’s denial of a right to revolution is famous, but he was an ardent supporter of the spirit of the French revolution. He acknowledged cases of conscientious refusal and passive resistance, and ... More


Which Institution? Licensing Boards Bearing the Burdens of Conscience and Access

Holly Fernandez Lynch

in Conflicts of Conscience in Health Care: An Institutional Compromise

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262123051
eISBN:
9780262278720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262123051.003.0030
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter explains some important lessons from the sort of institutional solutions in place in both the pharmacy and end-of-life contexts that aim to preserve the autonomy of all interested ... More


Why Not Compromise?

Carolyn McLeod

in Conscience in Reproductive Health Care: Prioritizing Patient Interests

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198732723
eISBN:
9780191797026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732723.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapters 1 to 3 show that important interests are at stake in regulating conscientious refusals in reproductive health care, and that this is true for both conscientious objectors and patients. One ... More


The Value of Conscience

Carolyn McLeod

in Conscience in Reproductive Health Care: Prioritizing Patient Interests

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198732723
eISBN:
9780191797026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732723.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 looks at why it is important to value conscience in health care, or what health care professionals might lose if their conscientious conduct was not protected. This chapter establishes that ... More


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