|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||Point/Counterpoint: Philosophers Debate Contemporary Issues|
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About the Author
Peggy DesAutels is assistant professor of philosophy and associate director of the Ethics Center at the University of South Florida. Margaret P. Battin is professor of philosophy and adjunct professor of internal medicine at the University of Utah and the author of numerous books, including Ethics in the Sanctuary: Examining the Practicesof Organized Religion (Yale) and The Least Worst Death: Essays in Bioethics on the End of Life (Rowman & Littlefield). Larry May is professor of philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis and has authored numerous books, including The Socially Responsive Self (Chicago). He is also the co-editor of Rethinking Masculinity (Rowman & Littlefield).
Table of Contents
Part 1 Acknowledgments Part 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 High-Risk Religion: Christian Science and the Violation of Informed Consent Margaret P. Battin Chapter 4 2 Rational Choice and Alternative Worldviews: A Defense of Christian Science Peggy DesAutels Chapter 5 3 Put Up or Shut Up? Countering the Defense of Christian Science Margaret P. Battin Chapter 6 4 Putting Up Peggy DesAutels Chapter 7 5 Challenging Medical Authority Larry May Chapter 8 6 Challenging Medical Metaphysics Peggy DesAutels Chapter 9 7 Respecting Medical Science and Christian Science Larry May Chapter 10 8 Protecting Christian Science from Medical Science Peggy DesAutels Part 11 Conclusion: Agreeing to Disagree? Margaret P. Battin Part 12 Index Part 13 About the Authors