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Introduction: Why public health ethics?

Stephen Peckham and Alison Hann

in Public health ethics and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421029
eISBN:
9781447303114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421029.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about ethical issues in public health and policy making. This volume introduces the concept of public health ethics and ... More


Morality in Design

Peter-Paul Verbeek

in Moralizing Technology: Understanding and Designing the Morality of Things

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226852911
eISBN:
9780226852904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226852904.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter analyzes various implications of the moral significance of technologies for the ethics of design. After a discussion of the implicit and explicit design of technological mediations, the ... More


What Are the Ethical Implications of Understanding and Treating Breast Cancer?

Mary Ann G. Cutter

in Thinking Through Breast Cancer: A Philosophical Exploration of Diagnosis, Treatment, and Survival

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190637033
eISBN:
9780190637064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637033.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

Philosophically speaking, the question “What are the ethical implications of understanding breast cancer?” raises a host of issues, including informed consent, risk assessment, and access to breast ... More


Conclusion

Richard Crockatt

in Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics: 'A Salutary Moral Influence'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785491
eISBN:
9780191827402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785491.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, Political History

It is difficult to gauge precisely what influence Einstein and other intellectuals had on the course of events, not because ideas never influence events but because the mechanisms involved are rarely ... More


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