Pragmatic Method and Bioethics

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Bioethics, Pragmatism


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To apply the pragmatic method to bioethics, it is necessary to understand theories of logic as well as biological fact. Glenn McGee looks at John Dewey's "new logic" and how it may be applied to questions of bioethics.


Part of the Basic Bioethics book series.

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McGee, G.: Pragmatic Method and Bioethics, in McGee, G., ed. Pragmatic bioethics (2nd edition) Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2003, pp. 17-28. ISBN: 9780262632720