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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Group 1: Study Questions

1. What Greek philosopher was one of the earliest exponents of virtue ethics?

2. What is the best known consequentialist theory?

3. What principle of John Stuart Mill's is frequently referenced in this chapter?
Mill's Harm Principle

4. Which religious traditions are most akin to virtue ethics? 
Hinduism and Buddhism

5. What is the generally accepted term for Eastern bioethics (often called the antithesis to western bioethics)?
Familial Communitarianism

6. What ancient philosophy is a powerful influence on many parts of Asia, dealing with the practice of ren and sustained by rituals of rites?

7. What is the first, and arguably most, important consideration a health professional has in relation to his patients?
He/She must always act within the welfare and best interests of his patients.

8. The Geneva Code of Medical Ethics was drawn up in 1948 after the medical atrocities from what significant event? 
World War II

9. What political philosopher details the aspects of minimum health status in his book, A Theory of Justice?
John Rawls

10. How did John Snow halt the spread of cholera on Broad Street?
He removed the water pump handle.

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