To provide a historical perspective, from ancient Greece to the middle of the 20th century, on ethical issues and principles commonly associated with medical care for the dying in Western civilization.
Writings of noted philosophers, historians, ethicists, and physicians, as well as published legal and ethical guidelines.
The sources used highlight the origins of various ethical principles associated with care of the dying.
They also identify the opinions of prominent individuals throughout the history of medical ethics.
Mots-clés Pascal : Ethique, Thanatologie, Aspect philosophique, Historique, Soin, Homme, Attitude religieuse, Monde Ouest, Accompagnement mourant, Attitude, Mort, Médecine
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Ethics, Thanatology, Philosophical aspect, Case history, Care, Human, Religious attitude, Western countries, Attitude, Death, Medicine
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0020134
Code Inist : 002B27B15. Création : 199406.