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Stories and Their Limits

Narrative Approaches to Bioethics, 1st Edition

Edited by Hilde Lindemann Nelson


288 pages

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


".a valuable collection.from distinguished philosophers who specialize in biomedical ethics." -- Ethics

"This collection is very illuminating, providing a rigorous methadological look at what narrative knowledge and literary skillfulness add to medical understanding and practiceReligious Studies Review."

"Stories and Their Limits should be required reading not only for those working in the field of bioethics, but for anyone concerned with ethics in its philosophical or theological mode." -- Stanley Hauerwas, Duke University

About the Editor

Hilde Lindemann Nelson is Director of the Center for Applied and Professional Ethics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is the co-author of The Patient in the Family (Routledge 1995) and Alzeimer's: Answers to Hard Questions for Families (1996) and editor of Feminism and Families (Routledge 1997). She is also the co-editor of the Reflective Bioethics series.

About the Series

Reflective Bioethics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General