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Medical ethics: principles, persons, and perspectives: from controversy to conversation
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    Perspectives on ethics

    This critical response to Professor K M Boyd's paper [1] argues that hermeneutics as a perspectives based approach is not an effective method in moral discourse; it brings nothing distinctive to the arguments. The construction of a new vocabulary which relies on the old way of speaking for its sense does not clarify anything. Further, that Boyd's undefined contrast between controversy and conversation does not point to any...

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