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Medicine and morals

Charles E. Curran

Medicine and morals

by Charles E. Curran

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Published by Corpus Books in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical ethics.,
  • Medicine -- Religious aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [54]

    Statement[by] Charles E. Curran.
    SeriesCorpus papers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR724 .C86
    The Physical Object
    Pagination53, [1] p.
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5447027M
    LC Control Number73135461

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    OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Philosophy and science: the "unresolved conflict" --The classical prelude: medicine and philosophy --The "new philosophy" and the scientific movement --The age of analysis: its achievements and "fallacies" --Fin de siècle and its sequel --The new look: upon man and his nature --The new look: upon the universe - . Morals are the prevailing standards of behavior that enable people to live cooperatively in groups. Moral refers to what societies sanction as right and acceptable. Most people tend to act morally and follow societal guidelines. Morality often requires that people sacrifice their own short-term interests for the benefit of society. People or entities that are [ ].

    Exeter Book, the largest extant collection of Old English c. , the manuscript was given to Exeter Cathedral by Bishop Leofric (died ). It begins with some long religious poems: the Christ, in three parts; two poems on St. Guthlac; the fragmentary “Azarius”; and the allegorical Phoenix. Following these are a number of shorter religious verses intermingled with . Morality and medicine are inextricably intertwined in rural Haiti, and both are shaped by the different local religious traditions, Christian and Vodoun, as well as by biomedical and folk medical practices. When people fall ill, they seek treatment not only from Western doctors but also from herbalists, religious healers and midwives. Dr Brodwin examines the situational logic, the .


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