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Life Interpretation and the Sense of Illness Within the Human Condition Medicine and Philosophy in a Dialogue

by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

  • ISBN: 9780792369837
  • ISBN10: 0792369831

Life Interpretation and the Sense of Illness Within the Human Condition Medicine and Philosophy in a Dialogue

by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

  • List Price: $269.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Kluwer Academic Pub
  • Publish date: 10/01/2001
  • ISBN: 9780792369837
  • ISBN10: 0792369831
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Description: Acknowledgements. The Theme. Editors' Introduction. Illness, Life, the Human Condition; A-T. Tymieniecka, E. Agazzi. Topical Introduction. Section I: Interpreting Illness and Medicine in the Context of Human Life: Experience vs. Objectivity. Illness as Lived Experience and as the Object of Medicine; E. Agazzi. The Construction of Illness: A Context Problem; C.T. Viesca. Defining Disease: Much ado About Nothing? J. Worrall, J. Worrall. Critique of Freud's Notion of Mental Illness; A. Grnbaum. Cancer from the Medical and Existential Point of View; M.V. Fiorentino. The Experience of Illness and the Meaning of Death; M. Reichlin. Section II: New Challenges to the Understanding of Medicine: The Ethical Parameters. Towards a New 'Medical Humanism'. Application or Interpretation? The Role of Clinical Bioethics Between Moral Principles and Concrete Situations; P. Cattorini. Medicine as a Practice and the Ethics of Illness; R. Mordacci. Sense or Nonsense of Illness in Ethics of the Body; P. Kemp. The Loss of the Sense of Illness: Euthanasia and the Right to Die; R. Barcaro. Is it Possible to Give Sense to Illness; J. Ladrire. Towards a New Approach to Medical Humanism; L. Cassiers. Section III: The Life-Transcending Parameters in the Interpretation of Suffering, Death, and Human Existence: Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity. The Meaning of Suffering in Buddhism and Christianity; H. Barreau. The Christian Interpretation of Suffering; W. Pannenberg. La maladie dans la tradition juive. Orthodoxie et orthopraxie; M.R. Macina. La souffrance de Job; J.-M. Van Cangh. La sense de la maladie: Une perspective spirituelle chrtienne; E. Bianchi.La signification des miracles de Jsus; J. Dor. Index of Names.
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