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Front MatterHalf Title PageTitle PageCopyright PageTable Of ContentsPREFACEINTRODUCTORY REMARKSContentsETHICAL PROBLEMS IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DOCTORS AND PATIENTS IN FOURTEENTH-CENTURY SPAIN: ON CHRISTIAN AND JEWISH PRACTITIONERS IntroductionAcknowledgementJEWISH PHYSICIANS AND MEDICINE IN MEDIEVAL SPAINIntroductionSpanish Jews in MedicineJewish Physicians in Muslim SpainJewish Physicians between Andalusia and Christian SpainJews in Medical LiteraturePrivileges and AdvantagesDoctors' Fees and the PoorThe Status of Jewish PhysiciansMedical TrainingChristian Patients in Jewish HandsJewish Physicians in Royal ServiceConclusionMEDICAL LICENSING AND PRACTICE IN MEDIEVAL SPAIN: A MODEL OF INTERFAITH RELATIONSHIPS? THE IDEAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER IN COUNTER-REFORMATION CASTILE: THE PERCEPTION OF THE CONVERSO PHYSICIAN HENRIQUE JORGE HENRIQUES (C. 1555-1622) 1. Introduction2. Medical practice in sixteenth-century Spain: toward a new pattern 3. Henrique Jorge Henriques (c. 1555-1622): a biographical note 4. Henriques' portrait of the perfect physicianThe perfect physician should be male:The perfect physician should be Roman Catholic: The perfect physician should be university-trained:The non-university practitioners:The education of a university medical practitioner:5. Conclusions(1) A weak arts training (2) Low educational standards in the medical faculties (3) Lack of travel experience(4) Lack of professional control(5) Exclusion of competent practitioners and the promotion of the inefficient THE CONVERSO PHYSICIAN IN THE ANTI-JEWISH CONTROVERSY IN FOURTEENTH-FIFTEENTH CENTURY CASTILEMINORITIES AND MEDICINE IN SIXTEENTH-CENTURY SPAIN: JUDAIZERS, 'MORISCOS' AND THE INQUISITION ACKNOWLEDGEMENTACADEMIC DISCOURSE AND PAIN IN MEDICAL SCHOLASTICISM (THIRTEENTH-FOURTEENTH CENTURIES) 1. The Fall, unbalanced complexion and solution of continuity 2. Pain and a Galen of unknown origin3. The discourse of practical interestFIXING A COST FOR MEDICAL CARE: MEDICAL ETHICS AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC REALITY IN CHRISTIAN SPAIN AS REFLECTED IN JEWISH SOURCES MEDICAL PRACTICE AND JEWISH LAW: NAHMANIDES' SEFER TORAT HAADAM On the Right to Heal and to be HealedOn the Liability of the PhysiciansOn Treatment by Non-JewsTHE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PROCESS OF REASONING AND THE LEGITIMACY OF MEDICAL THERAPY IN MEDIEVAL SPANISH HALAKHAH 1. Introduction2. Maimonides3. Nahmanides4. Coercive and Alternative Medical Treatment5. Legal Reasoning in the Writings of Maimonides and Nahmanides 6. ConclusionETHICAL PERSPECTIVES IN THE CARE OF INFANTSIN SIXTEENTH TO EIGHTEENTH CENTURY SPAIN The image of the body and the moral qualities of the child in medical worksConcepts relating to the nature of childrenProfile of the ideal doctorThe moral education of those who care for the childEthical Problems in Pediatric CareThe process of moral decision makingTo secure the good of the childTHE ETHICAL MANIPULATION OF THE PATIENT IN THE ANCIENTS VERSUS MODERNS CONTROVERSY: THE IMPACT OF GIUSEPPE GAZOLA'S IL MONDO INGANNATO DA FALSI MEDICI (1716) IN SPAIN IntroductionMedicine, Physicians and Patients in Giuseppe Gazola's Il Mondo Ingannato da Falsi Medici (1716) The Dissemination of Giuseppe Gazola's El Mundo Enganado de Los Falsos Medicos in Spain (1729-1788) 1. The Valencian editions (1729-1788)2. The Sevillian edition of El Mundo Enganado (1729) and the reply by the priest Juan Jose Garcia Romero 3. A belated Italian reply from Madrid to El Mundo Enganado: Giovanni Francesco de Bartolomeis' Il Mondo s'Inganna nella Medicina (1762). ConclusionELEMENTS OF MOSLEM FORENSIC MEDICINERestrictions on free exercise of the medical profession ContractsTortsReligious ProhibitionsCONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN MEDICAL ETHICSMODERN MEDICINE, ETHICAL DILEMMAS, AND THE IMPACT OF THE MEDIEVAL JEWISH CODIFIERS Means, Ends, and Implications: Biomedical Research and Clinical Trials A Value FrameworkMedieval Jewish JurisprudenceHumanity to Other PeoplesErasure of the NameLuminescent PrioritiesThe Abandoned WomanThe Latitudes of Knowledge and Sensibility Back MatterNOTES ON CONTRIBUTORSBack Cover
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