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Quality of life in Jewish bioethics

Quality of life in Jewish bioethics

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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Statementeditor, Noam J. Zohar.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 139 p. ;
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22729470M
ISBN 100739114468

Jewish tradition, which encourages scientific and medical advances, seeks to answer biological questions with sensitivity to the needs of the community and individuals involved. In the Reform Jewish view, God has given human beings the freedom of choice to be partners in creating a better world. Unlike other publications on Jewish bioethics, it adopts an explicitly pluralistic stance. The book addresses tension between the "quality of life" and the "sanctity of life" issues, and will be of interest to lay readers, undergraduate students of bioethics, and rabbis. Purchase this book at Lexington books.

At the heart of both Catholic and Jewish perspectives on bioethics is a life-affirming core, and while there may be differences in the "why" of those ethical divergences, and in the "how" each arrived at varying—or the same—conclusions, both traditions, in the words of James McCartney as quoted in the introduction, "are guided by the. Jewish Bioethics Gene Therapy and Genetic Engineering in Judaism Using genetic technology for therapeutic purposes is acceptable, but many related issues have yet to be addressed.

Jewish medical ethics is a modern scholarly and clinical approach to medical ethics that draws upon Jewish thought and teachings. Pioneered by Rabbi Immanuel Jakobovits in the s, Jewish medical ethics centers mainly around an applied ethics drawing upon traditional rabbinic law (halakhah).In addition, scholars have begun examining theoretical and methodological questions, while the field. With its initial publication in , Bioethics became the first reference to focus solely on a then-burgeoning field, in effect helping to define the discipline. The first and second editions won the Dartmouth Medal and Honorable Mention, respectively, and the set remains the standard reference on bioethics for teachers, students, and those in related fields of health care, philosophy.


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