Literature and Medicine, Volume 7: Literature and Bioethics

Hardcover, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued.

Sound binding and hinges. Text pages clean, off-white, with minor dampstaining at lower margin (does not extend into text). Paper over boards is edge rubbed, lightly shelf worn. ; Contents: Terry and Williams, Literature and bioethics: the tension in goals and styles. Pellegrino and Pellegrino, Humanism and ethics in Roman medicine: translation and commentary on a text of Scribonius Largus. Burns, Fitional dotors and the evolution of medial ethics in the United States, 1875-1900. Historical illustrations. Brock, Issues in "Making a Case." Hunter, Making a case. Breuer, The roots of guilt and responsibility in Shusaku Endo's The Sea and Poison. Dagi, Medial ethics and the problem of role ambiguity in Mikhail Bulgakov's "The Murderer" and Pearl S. Buck's "The Enemy." Willms and Shneiderman, The ethics of impaired physicians: Wolfe's Dr. McGuire and Williams's Dr. Rivers. Budge and Dickstein, The doctor as patient: bioethical dilemmas reflected in literary narratives. Justin, Mediine as business and patient welfare: Thomas Mann dissects the conflict of interest. Erde, Bad-guys, buccaneers, and bureaucrats: images of bioethics in film. Waldron, Using literature to teach ethical principles in medicine: Of Mice and Men and the concept of duty. Netscher, The moral vision of The Alchemist: tricks, psychotherapy, and personality traits. Book reviews. ; 9.25" tall; 209 pages.

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