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The Resource Aging and ethics : philosophical problems in gerontology, edited by Nancy S. Jecker

Aging and ethics : philosophical problems in gerontology, edited by Nancy S. Jecker

Label
Aging and ethics : philosophical problems in gerontology
Title
Aging and ethics
Title remainder
philosophical problems in gerontology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nancy S. Jecker
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1061
LC item number
.A4555 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jecker, Nancy Ann Silbergeld
Series statement
Contemporary issues in biomedicine, ethics, and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gerontology
  • Aging
  • Death
Label
Aging and ethics : philosophical problems in gerontology, edited by Nancy S. Jecker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Cover title: Aging & ethics
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • The meaning of life / Kurt Baier -- The meaning of life in old age / Harry R. Moody -- Oedipus and the meaning of aging : personal reflections and historical perspectives / Thomas R. Cole -- Recovering the body in aging / Sally Gadow -- The aging society as a context for family life / Gunhild O. Hagestad -- What do grown children owe their parents? / Jane English -- Families as caregivers : the limits of morality / Daniel Callahan -- Health care and decision making / Sara T. Fry -- Rethinking family loyalities / Evelyn M. Barker -- The role of intimate others in medical decision making / Nancy S. Jecker -- Limiting health care for the old / Daniel Callahan -- A lifespan approach to health care / Norman Daniels -- Old age and the rationing of scarce health care resources / Mark H. Waymack -- Appeals to nature in theories of age-group justice / Nancy S. Jecker -- Paying the real costs of lifesaving / Paul T. Menzel
  • Intent and actuality : sacrificing the old and other health care goals / Jane A. Boyajian -- Resentment and the rights of the elderly / Albert R. Jonsen -- Ancient myth and modern medicine : lessons from Baucis and Philemon / Lawrence J. Schneiderman -- The meaning of temporality in old age / Nancy S. Jecker -- The absurd / Thomas Nagel
Control code
23768263
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 394 p.
Isbn
9780896032019
Lccn
91010792
Label
Aging and ethics : philosophical problems in gerontology, edited by Nancy S. Jecker
Publication
Note
Cover title: Aging & ethics
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • The meaning of life / Kurt Baier -- The meaning of life in old age / Harry R. Moody -- Oedipus and the meaning of aging : personal reflections and historical perspectives / Thomas R. Cole -- Recovering the body in aging / Sally Gadow -- The aging society as a context for family life / Gunhild O. Hagestad -- What do grown children owe their parents? / Jane English -- Families as caregivers : the limits of morality / Daniel Callahan -- Health care and decision making / Sara T. Fry -- Rethinking family loyalities / Evelyn M. Barker -- The role of intimate others in medical decision making / Nancy S. Jecker -- Limiting health care for the old / Daniel Callahan -- A lifespan approach to health care / Norman Daniels -- Old age and the rationing of scarce health care resources / Mark H. Waymack -- Appeals to nature in theories of age-group justice / Nancy S. Jecker -- Paying the real costs of lifesaving / Paul T. Menzel
  • Intent and actuality : sacrificing the old and other health care goals / Jane A. Boyajian -- Resentment and the rights of the elderly / Albert R. Jonsen -- Ancient myth and modern medicine : lessons from Baucis and Philemon / Lawrence J. Schneiderman -- The meaning of temporality in old age / Nancy S. Jecker -- The absurd / Thomas Nagel
Control code
23768263
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 394 p.
Isbn
9780896032019
Lccn
91010792

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