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Title Stories and their limits : narrative approaches to bioethics / edited and with an introduction by Hilde Lindemann Nelson.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 1997.

Series Reflective bioethics
Reflective bioethics.
Subject Medical ethics -- Methodology.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Medicine in literature.
Ethics, Medical.
Medicine in Literature.
Alt Name Lindemann, Hilde.
Description xx, 284 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What do we mean by "narrative ethics?" / Thomas H. Murray -- Who gets to tell the story? Narrative in postmodern bioethics / Howard Brody -- Enacting illness stories : when, what, and why / Arthur W. Frank -- Autobiography, biography, and narrative ethics / John Hardwig -- Nice story, but so what? Narrative and justification in ethics / John D. Arras -- The ethical dimensions of literature : Henry James's The wings of the dove / Rita Charon -- Film and narrative in bioethics : Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru / Charles Weijer -- Perplexed about narrative ethics / Tom Tomlinson -- Bioethics' consensus on method ; who could ask for anything more? / Mark Kuczewski -- Medical ethics and the epiphanic dimension of narrative / Anne Hunsaker Hawkins -- What to expect from an ethics case (and what it expects from you) / Tod Chambers -- Narrative competence / Martha Montello -- Toward a bioethics for the twenty-first century : a ricoeurian poststructuralist narrative hermeneutic approach to informed consent / Jan Marta -- Aphorisms, maxims, and old saws : narrative rationality and the negotiation of clinical choice / Kathryn Montgomery Hunter -- The moral of the story / Ronald A. Carson -- Medical humanities : pyramids and rhomboids in the rationalist world of medicine / Lois LaCivita Nixon --- Narrative(s) versus norm(s) : a misplaced debate in bioethics / James F. Childress.
ISBN 0415919096
041591910X (pbk.)
9780415919104 (pbk.)
OCLC # 37475172
Table of Contents
 Introduction: How to Do Things with Stories / Hilde Lindemann Nelson 
ITelling the Patient's Story 
 1What Do We Mean by "Narrative Ethics?" / Thomas H. Murray3
 2Who Gets to Tell the Story? Narrative in Postmodern Bioethics / Howard Brody18
 3Enacting Illness Stories: When, What, and Why / Arthur W. Frank31
 4Autobiography, Biography, and Narrative Ethics / John Hardwig50
 5Nice Story, But So What? Narrative and Justification in Ethics / John D. Arras65
IIReading Narratives of Illness 
 6The Ethical Dimensions of Literature: Henry James's The Wings of the Dove / Rita Charon91
 7Film and Narrative in Bioethics: Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru / Charles Weijer113
 8Perplexed about Narrative Ethics / Tom Tomlinson123
 9Bioethics' Consensus on Method: Who Could Ask for Anything More? / Mark Kuczewski134
IIILiterary Criticism in the Clinic 
 10Medical Ethics and the Epiphanic Dimension of Narrative / Anne Hunsaker Hawkins153
 11What to Expect from an Ethics Case (and What It Expects from You) / Tod Chambers171
 12Narrative Competence / Martha Montello185
 13Toward a Bioethics for the Twenty-First Century: A Ricoeurian Poststructuralist Narrative Hermeneutic Approach to Informed Consent / Jan Marta198
IVNarratives Invoked 
 14Aphorisms, Maxims, and Old Saws: Narrative Rationality and the Negotiation of Clinical Choice / Kathryn Montgomery Hunter215
 15The Moral of the Story / Ronald A. Carson232
 16Medical Humanities: Pyramids and Rhomboids in the Rationalist World of Medicine / Lois LaCivita Nixon238
 17Narrative(s) Versus Norm(s): A Misplaced Debate in Bioethics / James F. Childress252