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Contemporary Challenges to Conscience

Legal and Ethical Frameworks for Professional Conduct


Edited By Aleksander Stępkowski

This book is a collection of studies addressing the complex and sensitive issue of conscientious objection. It has become utmost controversial, especially in relation to professional conduct in healthcare service. Moral dilemmas of physicians, being always a part of human existence, due to the development of public health insurance, became also a political issue with legal consequences. The book provides an in-depth analysis of this complex issue from a multidisciplinary perspective, including philosophical, political, legal and medical aspects. It also presents various experiences of different medical and legal professionals in this field.

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Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek verzeichnet diese Publikation in der Deutschen Nationalbibliografie; detaillierte bibliografische Daten sind im Internet über abrufbar.

Scientific reviewer: Prof. dr hab. Piotr Niczyporuk (University of Białystok)

This publication was financially supported by the Ordo Iuris Institute for Legal Culture.

Gedruckt auf alterungsbeständigem, säurefreiem Papier.

ISSN 1613-947X

ISBN 978-3-631-77555-4 (Print)

E-ISBN 978-3-631-79211-7 (PDF)

E-ISBN 978-3-631-79212-4 (EPUB)

E-ISBN 978-3-631-79213-1 (MOBI)

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