Bioethics: Ripe for Transformation

Bioethics: Ripe for Transformation

Standard bioethics is ripe for transformation. Richard Payne, MD, John B. Francis Chair at the Center and Esther Colliflower Professor of Medicine and Divinity at Duke Divinity School, Duke University, provides a preview of his Flanigan Lecture, where he argues that cardinal principles of ethics (autonomy, non-malfeasance, beneficence and justice) may over-emphasize autonomy to the detriment of underserved people from different cultural perspectives. (July 14, 2011)

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