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A Good old age? : the paradox of Setting limits, edited by Paul Homer and Martha Holstein ; afterword by Daniel Callahan

Label
A Good old age? : the paradox of Setting limits
Title
A Good old age?
Title remainder
the paradox of Setting limits
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul Homer and Martha Holstein ; afterword by Daniel Callahan
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.1/9897/001
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA564.8
LC item number
.G63 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WT 104
NLM item number
G646 1990
Label
A Good old age? : the paradox of Setting limits, edited by Paul Homer and Martha Holstein ; afterword by Daniel Callahan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Touchstone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Why we must set limits / Daniel Callahan -- Voices of the old / Martha Holstein -- Longer lives, harder choices / David Blumenthal -- Setting limits : from rationing to rationalizing health care / T. Patrick Hill -- Pied piper returns for the old folks / Nat Hentoff -- Letting individuals decide / Terrie Wetle and Richard W. Besdine -- Seek vision, not limits / Steven Miles -- Setting medical limits / Joseph Fletcher -- Return of eugenics / Richard John Neuhaus -- Is there any future in being old? / Thomas H. Murray -- Daniel Callahan's public problem / James P. Wind -- Medical care--and caring / Ezekiel J. Emanuel -- Tough choice on health care costs / William B. Schwartz and Henry J. Aaron -- Aim not just for longer life, but expanded 'health span' / Daniel Perry and Robert N. Butler -- Spare the old, save the young / Amitai Etzioni -- Setting limits or promoting health? / Anne R. Somers -- Getting from 'I' to 'we' / Larry R. Churchill -- Limits of medicine / Stanley Hauerwas -- Health care entitlements and the elderly : a liberal critique of Setting limits / Dan W. Brock -- Disenfranchising the elderly from life-extending medical care / Nancy S. Jecker -- Setting limits : for whose benefit? / Peter Singer -- Toward a public dialogue on the meaning of aging and the aged / Monsignor Charles J. Fahey -- Limits of Setting limits / Christine K. Cassel -- Balancing our capacity to hope with our need to cope : the role of science in creating health-cost dilemmas / Robert Morris --
  • (cont) Generational equity and the public policy debate : quagmire or opportunity? / Meredith Minkler -- Setting the wrong limits : class biases and the biographical standard / Elizabeth A. Binney and Carroll L. Estes -- Rationing health care : legal issues and alternatives to age-based schemes / Marshall B. Kapp -- 'Natural' limits to health care / Harry R. Moody -- Debating Setting limits / Martha Holstein -- Afterword : Daniel Callahan responds to his critics
Control code
29345
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9780671707392
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
90009852
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm21517954
  • (OCoLC)21517954
Label
A Good old age? : the paradox of Setting limits, edited by Paul Homer and Martha Holstein ; afterword by Daniel Callahan
Publication
Note
"A Touchstone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Why we must set limits / Daniel Callahan -- Voices of the old / Martha Holstein -- Longer lives, harder choices / David Blumenthal -- Setting limits : from rationing to rationalizing health care / T. Patrick Hill -- Pied piper returns for the old folks / Nat Hentoff -- Letting individuals decide / Terrie Wetle and Richard W. Besdine -- Seek vision, not limits / Steven Miles -- Setting medical limits / Joseph Fletcher -- Return of eugenics / Richard John Neuhaus -- Is there any future in being old? / Thomas H. Murray -- Daniel Callahan's public problem / James P. Wind -- Medical care--and caring / Ezekiel J. Emanuel -- Tough choice on health care costs / William B. Schwartz and Henry J. Aaron -- Aim not just for longer life, but expanded 'health span' / Daniel Perry and Robert N. Butler -- Spare the old, save the young / Amitai Etzioni -- Setting limits or promoting health? / Anne R. Somers -- Getting from 'I' to 'we' / Larry R. Churchill -- Limits of medicine / Stanley Hauerwas -- Health care entitlements and the elderly : a liberal critique of Setting limits / Dan W. Brock -- Disenfranchising the elderly from life-extending medical care / Nancy S. Jecker -- Setting limits : for whose benefit? / Peter Singer -- Toward a public dialogue on the meaning of aging and the aged / Monsignor Charles J. Fahey -- Limits of Setting limits / Christine K. Cassel -- Balancing our capacity to hope with our need to cope : the role of science in creating health-cost dilemmas / Robert Morris --
  • (cont) Generational equity and the public policy debate : quagmire or opportunity? / Meredith Minkler -- Setting the wrong limits : class biases and the biographical standard / Elizabeth A. Binney and Carroll L. Estes -- Rationing health care : legal issues and alternatives to age-based schemes / Marshall B. Kapp -- 'Natural' limits to health care / Harry R. Moody -- Debating Setting limits / Martha Holstein -- Afterword : Daniel Callahan responds to his critics
Control code
29345
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9780671707392
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
90009852
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm21517954
  • (OCoLC)21517954

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