Bibliography of Buddhism and Medical Ethics

ISSN 1076-9005
Volume 2 1995

Buddhism and Medical Ethics: A Bibliographic Introduction

James J. Hughes
University of Chicago
Damien Keown
Goldsmiths, University of London

This article provides an introduction to some contemporary issues in medical ethics and the literature which addresses them from a Buddhist perspective. The first part of the article discusses Buddhism and medicine and outlines some of the main issues in contemporary medical ethics. In the rest of the paper three subjects are considered: (1) moral personhood, (2) abortion, and (3) death, dying and euthanasia.

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