Category Archives: Reich, Warren T.

Bioethics and Modern Medicine, Part 2 of 2

Judith Areen, Warren Reich, Cecil Sheps, and Robert Veatch consider questions about bioethical issues such as euthanasia, the right to informed consent, and patient competency. Who would participate in the process of medical decision making? Recent advances in biotechnology notwithstanding, … Continue reading

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Bioethics and Modern Medicine, Part 1 of 2

Judith Areen, Warren Reich, Cecil Sheps, and Robert Veatch consider some of the ethical traditions–religious and secular–that underlie bioethical issues in the 1980s. They discuss the participation of lay people in medical decision-making, professional views about patients’ autonomy, and the … Continue reading

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(1) Edmund Burke and Modern Conservatism, Part 3 of 5: Religion and Revolution; (2) Commentary on Professional Ethics and “The Verdict”

Joseph Hamburger, Paul Kress, Lewis Lipsitz, and Harvey Mansfield discuss the interplay in Edmund Burke’s views among notions of prescription, religion, and politics. Though he believed religion and politics should be inseparable, Burke was a supporter of religious tolerance in … Continue reading

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