Stories Matter: The Role of Narrative in Medical Ethics

By Rita Charon; Martha Montello | Go to book overview

CONTENTS
Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction. Memory and Anticipation: The Practice of Narrative Ethics ix
Rita Charonand
Martha Montello
INARRATIVE KNOWLEDGE
1 Narratives of Human Plight: A Conversation with Jerome Bruner 3
Jerome Bruner
2 The Ethics of Medicine, as Revealed in Literature 10
Wayne Booth
3 Like an Open Book: Reliability, Intersubjectivity, and Textuality in Bioethics 21
Laurie Zolothand
Rita Charon
IINARRATIVE COMPONENTS OF BIOETHICS
4 Context: Backward, Sideways, and Forward 39
Hilde Lindemann Nelson
5 Voice in the Medical Narrative 48
Suzanne Poirier
6 Time and Ethics 59
Rita Charon
7 The Idea of Character 69
Anne Hunsaker Hawkins
8 Plot: Framing Contingency and Choice in Bioethics 77
Tod Chambersand
Kathryn Montgomery
9 The Reader’s Response and Why It Matters in Biomedical Ethics 85
Charles M. Andersonand
Martha Montello

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