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  1. The foundations of bioethics.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1986 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    The book challenges the values of much of contemporary bioethics and health care policy by confronting their failure to secure the moral norms they seek to apply.
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  2. Ideology and etiology.H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr - 1976 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 1 (3):256-268.
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    Core Competencies for Health Care Ethics Consultants: In Search of Professional Status in a Post-Modern World.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2011 - HEC Forum 23 (3):129-145.
    The American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities (ASBH) issued its Core Competencies for Health Care Ethics Consultation just as it is becoming ever clearer that secular ethics is intractably plural and without foundations in any reality that is not a social–historical construction (ASBH Core Competencies for Health Care Ethics Consultation , 2nd edn. American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Glenview, IL, 2011 ). Core Competencies fails to recognize that the ethics of health care ethics consultants is not ethics in (...)
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    Scientific Controversies: Case Studies in the Resolution and Closure of Disputes in Science and Technology.Hugo Tristram Engelhardt, H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr, Arthur L. Caplan & Drs William F. And Virginia Connolly Mitty Chair Arthur L. Caplan - 1987 - Cambridge University Press.
    This collection of essays examines the ways in which disputes and controversies about the application of scientific knowledge are resolved. Four concrete examples of public controversy are considered in detail: the efficacy of Laetrile, the classification of homosexuality as a disease, the setting of safety standards in the workplace, and the utility of nuclear energy as a source of power. The essays in this volume show that debates about these cases are not confined to matters of empirical fact. Rather, as (...)
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  5. The concepts of health and disease.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1975 - In H. Tristram Engelhardt & Stuart F. Spicker (eds.), Evaluation and explanation in the biomedical sciences. Reidel. pp. 125-141.
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    The Context of Self: A Phenomenological Inquiry Using Medicine as a Clue.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1982 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 43 (2):267-271.
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  7. The Foundations of Bioethics: Second Edition.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1996
     
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    Informed consent in texas: Theory and practice.Mark J. Cherry & H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2004 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 29 (2):237 – 252.
    The legal basis of informed consent in Texas may on first examination suggest an unqualified affirmation of persons as the source of authority over themselves. This view of individuals in the practice of informed consent tends to present persons outside of any social context in general and outside of their families in particular. The actual functioning of law and medical practice in Texas, however, is far more complex. This study begins with a brief overview of the roots of Texas law (...)
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    Bioethics and Secular Humanism: The Search for a Common Morality.Paul Kurtz & H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1992 - Hastings Center Report 22 (4):40.
    Book reviewed in this article: Bioethics and Secular Humanism: The Search for a Common Morality. By H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.
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    After God: morality and bioethics in a secular age.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2017 - Yonkers, New York: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press.
    Engelhardt invites readers to understand what it means to live in a world after God, where questions of sin and virtue have been replaced with life-and-death-style choices. After God provides a dark prophetic vision. But there is still hope. As Engelhardt argues, In this culture, children now grow up apart from and defended against a recognition of the God Who lives. They are nurtured in a social fabric that is structured so as to avoid a recognition of, much less an (...)
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    The ordination of bioethicists as secular moral experts.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2002 - Social Philosophy and Policy 19 (2):59-82.
    The philosophy of medicine cum bioethics has become the socially recognized source for moral and epistemic direction in health-care decision-making. Over the last three decades, this field has been accepted politically as an authorized source of guidance for policy and law. The field's political actors have included the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, the President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical (...)
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    Sin and Bioethics: Why a Liturgical Anthropology is Foundational.H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr - 2005 - Christian Bioethics 11 (2):221-239.
    The project of articulating a coherent, canonical, content-full, secular morality-cum-bioethics fails, because it does not acknowledge sin, which is to say, it does not acknowledge the centrality of holiness, which is essential to a non-distorted understanding of human existence and of morality. Secular morality cannot establish a particular moral content, the harmony of the good and the right, or the necessary precedence of morality over prudence, because such is possible only in terms of an ultimate point of reference: God. The (...)
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  13. The Ordination Of Bioethicists As Secular Moral Experts.H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr - 2002 - Social Philosophy and Policy 19 (2):59-82.
    The philosophy of medicine cum bioethics has become the socially recognized source for moral and epistemic direction in health-care decision-making. Over the last three decades, this field has been accepted politically as an authorized source of guidance for policy and law. The field's political actors have included the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, the President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical (...)
     
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  14. The search for a global morality: Bioethics, the culture wars, and moral diversity.H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr - 2006 - In H. Tristram Engelhardt (ed.), Global Bioethics: The Collapse of Consensus. M & M Scrivener Press.
     
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    Generic Chaplaincy: Providing Spiritual Care in a Post-Christian Age.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1998 - Christian Bioethics 4 (3):231-238.
    H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.; Generic Chaplaincy: Providing Spiritual Care in a Post-Christian Age, Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morali.
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    Human Nature Technologically Revisited.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1990 - Social Philosophy and Policy 8 (1):180.
    This essay is meant as a form of philosophical exorcism. The goal is to dispel the view that there are general secular grounds for holding human germline genetic engineering to be intrinsically wrong, a malum in se, or a morally culpable violation of human nature. The essay endorses the view that major obligations of prudence and care attend the development of this technology. However, these justifiable moral concerns can be seen more clearly when one has dispelled what must, from a (...)
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    Consensus Formation: The Creation of an Ideology.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2002 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 11 (1):7-16.
    Bioethics is not merely a theoretical discipline but a practice as well. Indeed, bioethics is a sort of moral trade. Bioethicists serve on ethics committees, give expert testimony to courts, provide guidance for healthcare policy, and receive payment for these services. The difficulty is that their role as experts able to guide clinical choice and public policy formation is brought into question by the diversity of moral understandings regarding central moral issues at the heart of the culture wars in healthcare. (...)
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    What is Christian About Christian Bioethics? Metaphysical, Epistemological, and Moral Differences.H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr - 2005 - Christian Bioethics 11 (3):241-253.
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    The Culture Wars in Bioethics Revisited.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2011 - Christian Bioethics 17 (1):1-8.
    The contemporary societies of the West are characterized by a collision of radically incommensurable cultures, that of traditional Christianity and that of the robustly laicist cultures that took shape in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, drawing not only on the French Revolution and the Western European Enlightenment but also on deep roots in the synthesis of faith and reason that framed the thirteenth-century Western Christian Middle ages. This article explores the foundational contrast and conflict between traditional Christian bioethics and the (...)
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    Kant, Hegel, and Habermas.H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr - 2010 - Review of Metaphysics 63 (4):871-903.
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    The Dechristianization of Christian Hospital Chaplaincy: Some Bioethics Reflections on Professionalization, Ecumenization, and Secularization.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2003 - Christian Bioethics 9 (1):139-160.
    The traditional roles of Christian chaplains in aiding patients, physicians, nurses, and hospital administrators in repentance, right belief, right worship, and right conduct are challenged by the contemporary professionalization of chaplaincy guided by post-Christian norms located in a public space structured by three defining postulates: the non-divinity of Christ, robust ecumenism, and the irrelevance of God’s existence. The norms of this emerging post-Christian profession of chaplaincy make interventions with patients, physicians, nurses, and hospital administrators in defense of specifically Christian bioethical (...)
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    DeChristianization of Christian Health Care Institutions, or, How the Pursuit of Social Justice and Excellence can Obscure the Pursuit of Holiness.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2001 - Christian Bioethics 7 (1):151-161.
    H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.; The DeChristianization of Christian Health Care Institutions, or, How the Pursuit of Social Justice and Excellence can Obscure the.
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    Critical Reflections on Theology’s Handmaid.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2006 - Philosophy and Theology 18 (1):53-75.
    Orthodox Christian theology gives philosophy the same role it played in the Church of the first half-millennium. This article distinguishes among nine senses of philosophy and four senses of theology in order to highlight the characteristic features of Orthodox Christian theology’s use of philosophy and philosophical reasoning. It shows why, given the metaphysics and epistemology of Orthodox Christian theology (e.g., God is recognized as fully transcendent, such thatthere is no analogia entis between created and Uncreated Being, with the result that (...)
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    Is There a Philosophy of Medicine?H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1976 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1976:94 - 108.
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    Roman Catholic Social Teaching and Religious Hospital Identity in a Post-Christian Age.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2000 - Christian Bioethics 6 (3):295-300.
    H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.; Roman Catholic Social Teaching and Religious Hospital Identity in a Post-Christian Age, Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies.
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    The precautionary principle: A dialectical reconsideration.H. Tristram Engelhardt & Fabrice Jotterand - 2004 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 29 (3):301 – 312.
    This essay examines an overlooked element of the precautionary principle: a prudent assessment of the long-range or remote catastrophes possibly associated with technological development must include the catastrophes that may take place because of the absence of such technologies. In short, this brief essay attempts to turn the precautionary principle on its head by arguing that, (1) if the long-term survival of any life form is precarious, and if the survival of the current human population is particularly precarious, especially given (...)
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    Bioethics and Democracy: Competing Roles of National Bioethics Organisations.Susan Dodds, Colin Thomson, Robert M. Veatch, Arthur Caplan, Autumn Fiester, H. Tristram Engelhardt, Ana Smith Iltis, Fabrice Jotterand, Wenmay Rei & Jiunn-Rong Yeh - 2006 - Bioethics 20 (6):326-338.
    ABSTRACT In establishing National Bioethics Organisations (NBOs), liberal democracies seek to acknowledge the diversity of strongly held ethical positions and the imperative to engage in public debate about important bioethical decisions. NBOs are typically given a range of responsibilities, including contributing to and stimulating public debate; providing expert opinion on relevant issues for policy deliberations; and developing public policy. The state is now found to have an interest in areas previously thought to be a matter of individual choice. NBOs can (...)
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    Can Philosophy Save Christianity? Are the Roots of the Foundations of Christian Bioethics Ecumenical? Reflections on the Nature of a Christian Bioethics.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1999 - Christian Bioethics 5 (3):203-212.
    H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.; Can Philosophy Save Christianity? Are the Roots of the Foundations of Christian Bioethics Ecumenical? Reflections on the Nature of.
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    Ethical issues in diagnosis.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1980 - Metamedicine 1 (1):39-50.
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    Fashioning an Ethic for Life and Death in a Post‐Modem Society.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1989 - Hastings Center Report 19 (1):7-9.
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    Fair Equality of Opportunity Critically Reexamined: The Family and the Sustainability of Health Care Systems.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2012 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 37 (6):583-602.
    A complex interaction of ideological, financial, social, and moral factors makes the financial sustainability of health care systems a challenge across the world. One difficulty is that some of the moral commitments of some health care systems collide with reality. In particular, commitments to equality in access to health care and to fair equality of opportunity undergird an unachievable promise, namely, to provide all with the best of basic health care. In addition, commitments to fair equality of opportunity are in (...)
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    2. Typologies of Disease: Nosologies Revisited.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1985 - In Kenneth F. Schaffner (ed.), Logic of Discovery and Diagnosis in Medicine. Univ of California Press. pp. 56-71.
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  33. Bioethics as politics : a critical reassessment.H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr - 2007 - In Lisa A. Eckenwiler & Felicia Cohn (eds.), The Ethics of Bioethics: Mapping the Moral Landscape. Johns Hopkins University Press.
     
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  34. The Philosophy of Medicine Reborn: A Pellegrino Reader.H. Tristram Engelhardt & Fabrice Jotterand (eds.) - 2008 - University of Notre Dame Press.
    Edmund D. Pellegrino has played a central role in shaping the fields of bioethics and the philosophy of medicine. His writings encompass original explorations of the healing relationship, the need to place humanism in the medical curriculum, the nature of the patient’s good, and the importance of a virtue-based normative ethics for health care. In this anthology, H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., and Fabrice Jotterand have created a rich presentation of Pellegrino’s thought and its development. Pellegrino’s work has been dedicated to (...)
     
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    Bioethics and the Philosophy of Medicine: A Thirty-Year Perspective.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2006 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 31 (6):565-568.
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    Clinical complaints and the ens morbi.H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr - 1986 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 11 (3):207-214.
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    Health care reform: A study in moral malfeasance.H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr - 1994 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 19 (5):501-516.
    Instead of benefitting from open meetings and public discussions, the Clintons drafted their health care plan in private and asked that it be accepted in haste. They advance an ideology that claims we can receive the best care for all without any increase in cost or rationing, and then they use "ethicists" to justify this ideology through a supposedly common morality. However, there is no such common morality. In the context of American pluralism, one must look to the actual consent (...)
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    Moral Knowledge: Some Reflections on Moral Controversies, Incompatible Moral Epistemologies, and the Culture Wars.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2004 - Christian Bioethics 10 (1):79-104.
    An authentic Christian bioethical account of abortion must take into consideration the conflicting epistemologies that separate Christian moral theology from secular moral philosophy. Moral epistemologies directed to the issue of abortion that fail to appreciate the orientation of morality to God will also fail adequately to appreciate the moral issues at stake. Christian accounts of the bioethics of abortion that reduce moral-theological considerations to moral-philosophical considerations will not only fail to appreciate fully the offense of abortion, but morally mislead. This (...)
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    Physician-Assisted Suicide Reconsidered: Dying as a Christian in a Post-Christian Age.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1998 - Christian Bioethics 4 (2):143-167.
    The traditional Christian focus concerning dying is on repentance, not dignity. The goal of a traditional Christian death is not a pleasing, final chapter to life, but union with God: holiness. The pursuit of holiness requires putting on Christ and accepting His cross. In contrast, post-traditional Christian and secular concerns with self-determination, control, dignity, and self-esteem make physician-assisted suicide and voluntary active euthanasia plausible moral choices. Such is not the case within the context of the traditional Christian experience of God, (...)
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    The birth of the medical humanities and the rebirth of the philosophy of medicine: The vision of Edmund D. Pellegrino.H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr - 1990 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 15 (3):237-241.
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    The counsels of finitude.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1975 - Hastings Center Report 5 (2):29-36.
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    The Many Faces of Autonomy.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2001 - Health Care Analysis 9 (3):283-297.
    The challenge in maintaining patient autonomy regarding medical decision-making and confidentiality lies not only in control over information transferred to and regarding patients, but in the ambiguity of autonomy itself. post-modernity is characterized by the recognition of not just numerous accounts of autonomy, but by the inability in a principled fashion to select one as canonical. Autonomy is understood as a good, a right-making condition, and an element of human flourishing. In each case, it can have a different content, depending (...)
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    The Injustice of Enforced Equal Access to Transplant Operations: Rethinking Reckless Claims of Fairness.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2007 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 35 (2):256-264.
    The globalizing or totalizing imposition of a particular understanding of justice, fairness, or equality, as seen, for example, in Canada's single health care system, which forbids the sale of private insurance and the purchase of better basic health care, cannot be justified in general secular terms because of the following limitations: the plurality of understandings of justice, fairness, and equality, and the inability to establish one understanding as canonical. The secular state lacks plausible moral authority for the coercive imposition of (...)
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    Evaluation and explanation in the biomedical sciences.H. Tristram Engelhardt & Stuart F. Spicker (eds.) - 1975 - Reidel.
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    Hegel Reconsidered: Beyond Metaphysics and the Authoritarian State.H. Tristram Wildes Engelhardt - 1994 - Springer Verlag.
    Much of contemporary philosophy, political theory, and social thought has been shaped directly or indirectly by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, though there is considerable disagreement about how his work should be understood. He has been described both as a metaphysician and characterized as an ironic narrator who anticipated the character of philosophy after metaphysics. His position is equally ambiguous with regard to his political thought. He has been construed both as an enemy of the liberal state and as a friend (...)
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    Mind-body: a categorial relation.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 1973 - The Hague,: Martinus Nijhoff.
  47. Discerning the Signs of the Times: Recognizing the Dangers of Reckless Social Justice and Advocating With Responsibility.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2002 - Christian Bioethics 8 (1):49-61.
    H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.; Discerning the Signs of the Times: Recognizing the Dangers of Reckless Social Justice and Advocating With Responsibility, Christian.
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    Fair Equality of Opportunity Critically Reexamined: The Family and the Sustainability of Health Care Systems.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2012 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 37 (6):583-602.
    A complex interaction of ideological, financial, social, and moral factors makes the financial sustainability of health care systems a challenge across the world. One difficulty is that some of the moral commitments of some health care systems collide with reality. In particular, commitments to equality in access to health care and to fair equality of opportunity undergird an unachievable promise, namely, to provide all with the best of basic health care. In addition, commitments to fair equality of opportunity are in (...)
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    Orthodox Christian Bioethics: Some Foundational Differences from Western Christian Bioethics.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2011 - Studies in Christian Ethics 24 (4):487-499.
    Just as the physics of Newton and Einstein are separated by foundationally different paradigms, so that key terms such as time, space, mass, and energy have different meanings in the different physics, this is also the case with respect to the various Christianities. Given different theological frameworks, the ‘same term’ can have different extensions and intensions. This essay explores the implications of the differences in the theological paradigm shaping Orthodox Christianity in contrast to Western Christianity, in particular Roman Catholicism, with (...)
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    Privacy and limited democracy: The moral centrality of persons.H. Tristram Engelhardt - 2000 - Social Philosophy and Policy 17 (2):120-140.
    Of all the moral concerns regarding privacy in its various meanings, this essay selects only one: the right to be left alone by others, in particular, by government. Because moral controversies in pluralist societies tend to be interminable, and surely controversies regarding privacy are no exception, I approach the right to privacy in terms of the centrality of persons. When there are foundational disputes about which content-full moral view should govern, it is not possible to resolve such controversies without begging (...)
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