Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: virtue ethics

  • Has medicine lost the ethics battle?

    Patrick D. Guinan This article was first published in the May 1998 issue of Linacre Quarterly. Modern medicine began with the Greeks and has developed over the past 2,500 years. Medical ethics, which was also initiated by the Greeks, and summarized in the Hippocratic Oath, has guided the moral actions of the physician in his…