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By Harold G. Coward, Phinit Rattanakun

ISBN-10: 0889203253

ISBN-13: 9780889203259

The moral theories hired in healthiness care this day suppose, often, a contemporary Western philosophical framework. but the variety of cultural and non secular assumptions concerning human nature, health and wellbeing and disease, lifestyles and loss of life, and the prestige of the person recommend cross-cultural research of overall healthiness care ethics is required. A Cross-Cultural discussion on wellbeing and fitness Care Ethics presents this examine. It indicates that moral questions could be resolved by means of analyzing the moral ideas found in each one tradition, significantly assessing each one price, and opting for universal values chanced on inside all traditions, It encourages the improvement of world expertise and sensitivity to and admire for the variety of peoples and their values and may improve figuring out in addition to aid to foster a better stability and a fuller fact in attention of the human and what makes for healthiness and wholeness.

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The research team is interdisciplinary, composed of medical scientists, sociologists, anthropologists, psychologists, philosophers, and nursing, law, and religious studies scholars, split between Canada and Thailand. In Thailand, Mahidol University served as our research partner. In Canada, this project was co-sponsored by the Centre for Applied Ethics at the University of British Columbia, the Westminster Institute at the University of Western Ontario, and the Department of Native Studies, Brandon University.

In doing this, we recognize that how we construct these central but contested concepts has implications not only for the practice of health care, but also for various discourses on health care ethics and how issues of social justice are ultimately addressed. Without essentializing the notion of health as a good with a single meaning for all people at all times and places, we believe that a powerful case can be made for a decent minimum of the material conditions that contribute to health and well-being.

Glickman 236 Part IV, Conclusion Joan Anderson and Patricia Rodney 257 16. Conclusion Robert Florida 263 About the Authors 265 Subject Index 271 Page xi PREFACE This book is the result of the work of a CanadaThailand interdisciplinary research team of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society at the University of Victoria in Canada. The research team is interdisciplinary, composed of medical scientists, sociologists, anthropologists, psychologists, philosophers, and nursing, law, and religious studies scholars, split between Canada and Thailand.

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