Medical Ethics – Concern For Society and the Future of Medicine

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Conflicting views in medical ethics. Concern for society and the future of medicine. At root is the conflict between the utilitarian view of human life and the ‘intrinsic value’ view (human life has intrinsic value from fertilisation to life’s natural end in all conditions of disability and dependency). The utilitarian view is already ‘respectable’ and […]