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The autonomy of culture : a cultural-philosophical analysis
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Multicultural conflicts pervade our world and have sparked considerable debate about their possible resolution. We argue that how culture is conceptualized is crucial to the continued dialogue about ...
Identity, personhood and power : a critical analysis of the principle of respect for autonomy and the idea of informed consent, and their implementation in an androgynous and multicultural society
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Autonomy and informed consent are two interrelated concepts given much prominence in contemporary biomedical discourse. The word autonomy, from the Greek autos (self) and nomos (rule), originally referred ...
The justfiable limitations of patient autonomy in contemporary South African medical practice
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
ABSTRACT: The European Enlightenment secured man’s freedom from doctrinal thought. Scientific progress and technological innovation flourished in the 18th Century, radically changing the lives of all. Man’s mastery ...
Patient autonomy and evidence-based choice – philosophical and ethical perspectives
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study involves a critically evaluation of evidence-based patient choice as partnership model in clinical decision making. It pays attention to the emergence of the concept of autonomy in modern moral ...