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The The Codification of Medical Morality : The Codification of Medical Morality Medical Ethics and Etiquette in the Eighteenth Century v. 1 - Robert Baker

The The Codification of Medical Morality

The Codification of Medical Morality Medical Ethics and Etiquette in the Eighteenth Century v. 1

By: Robert Baker (Editor), Dorothy Porter (Editor), Roy Porter (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1993
ISBN: 9780792319214
Number Of Pages: 232

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The editors have incurred many debts in preparing this book, and both etiquette and ethics would be contravened if they were not discharged here. Above all, we wish to thank the contributors for so cheerfully complying with our suggestions for preparing their papers for publication and efficiently meeting our schedules. It is thanks to their cooperation that this volume has appeared speedily and painlessly; their revisions have helped to give it internal coherence. This volume has emerged from papers delivered at a conference on the History of Medical Ethics, held at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, 1 December, 1989. We are most grateful to the Wellcome Trust for having underwritten the costs of the conference, and to Frieda Houser and Stephen Emberton whose organizational skills contributed so much to making it a smoothly-run and enjoyable day. In addition to the papers delivered at the conference, we are delighted to have secured further contributions from David Harley and Johanna Geyer-Kordesch. Our thanks to them for their eager help. From start to finish, we have received splendid encouragement from all those connected with the Philosophy and Medicine series, especially Professor Stuart Spicker, and Martin Scrivener at Kluwer Academic Publishers. Their enthusiasm has lightened our load, and expedited the editorial process.

Preface
Introduction
Medical Propriety and Impropriety in the English-Speaking World Prior to the Formalization of Medical Ethics
Introduction
Innocent and Honorable Bribes: Medical Manners in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Ethics and Dispute Behavior in the Career of Henry Bracken of Lancaster: Surgeon, Physician and Manmidwife
Plutus or Hygeia? Thomas Beddoes on the Crisis of Medical Ethics in Britain at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century
The Eighteenth Century Philosophical Background
Introduction
Common Sense and Virtue in the Scottish Moralists
Natural Law and Medical Ethics in the Eighteenth Century
The Formalization of medical Ethics
Introduction
John Gregory's Medical Ethics and Humean Sympathy: A Closer Look
Thomas Percival and the Production of Medical Ethics
Deciphering Percival's Code
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780792319214
ISBN-10: 0792319214
Series: Philosophy and Medicine : Book 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 1st January 1993
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.51