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Hong Kong Baptist University

生命倫理學

2011

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中國醫改實踐的生命倫理學困境與中國結構性倫理學視角, Jitong Liu, Dongqi Zhang Jan 2011

中國醫改實踐的生命倫理學困境與中國結構性倫理學視角, Jitong Liu, Dongqi Zhang

International Journal of Chinese & Comparative Philosophy of Medicine

The medical reform in China over the past decade is facing various challenges, such as physician-patient relations, healthcare allocation, and the ethics of medical professionalism. This paper attempts to argue that the medical situation in China today cannot be fully understood without examining its cultural, social, and political superstructure, which clarifies the situation in China in the current transitional stage. The studies described in the paper are based on documented literatures that include various “ideal types” in terms of moral philosophies and governmental policies intended to resolve the problems at the practical level. Nevertheless, the attempt to uncover what they ...


“禮”而非“理”——為何應以儒家視角看待胚胎幹細胞研究問題, Jie Yin Jan 2011

“禮”而非“理”——為何應以儒家視角看待胚胎幹細胞研究問題, Jie Yin

International Journal of Chinese & Comparative Philosophy of Medicine

Stem cell research is a controversial issue in bioethical debates because, although stem cells have great therapeutic potential, such research involves the creation, use, and destruction of human embryos. Some debates center on the question of whether embryonic stem cells have a moral status. This paper contends that in the West, the discussion on whether research on embryonic stem cells is ethically acceptable is usually approached from the perspective of reason or rationality, as one sees in legal provisions pertaining to the issue. Very often, (instrumental) rationality is taken as the primary source for moral and legal justification. The paper ...