Culture and the Principles of Biomedical Ethics
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Keywords

Principlism
cultural goods of medicine
personhood
practical-beliefs

Abstract

This paper examines the roles of culture in the principles of biomedical ethics.  Drawing on examples from African, Navajo and Western cultures, the paper maintains that various elements of culture are indispensable to the application of the principles of biomedical ethics.

https://doi.org/10.5912/jcb598
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