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Biomedical - Midterm Review

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHLB09H3
Professor
Kelin Emmett
Semester
Winter

Description
Biomedical Ethics Midterm Review  moral theories  Deontology  opposite to Utilitarianism  1. universability  2. people ought to be treated as ends  3. duty based  Utilitarianism  conflicts with intuition  cannot predict consequences  instrumental  care ethics  does not provide true guidance in hard situations  1. minimum or avoid harm  2. creating good relationships  four principles  1. beneficence  2. non-maleficence  3. autonomy  4. justice  rights to health care  rights imply entitlement  somebody has the obligation to fulfill  it is unclear, who is obligated to fulfill it  Nielson  argues for a right to healthcare  too general  universal  financial issues  does not allow for two-tiered systems  if basic needs are not met  no autonomy  Bucanan- argument is not rights-based  does not argue for a right to healthcare  argues for a decent minimum  each person has different needs  special rights  beneficence  harm prevention  competency and respective models  minimum standard  preference  not truly a standard  ex. A person with mental i
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