Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Richard Tully

  • Medicine and dignity

    Richard TullyEdinburgh “The dignity of the human being” is a fairly commonplace phrase in various contexts. It is used often in pleas against, say, the dehumanizing conditions of slum culture, or in protests by Amnesty International against vicious prison environments. It was bandied about a good deal when ‘spare part’ surgery was first hitting the…