By Harold G. Coward, Phinit Rattanakun

ISBN-10: 0889203253

ISBN-13: 9780889203259

The moral theories hired in wellbeing and fitness care this present day suppose, on the whole, a latest Western philosophical framework. but the range of cultural and non secular assumptions concerning human nature, future health and disease, lifestyles and demise, and the prestige of the person recommend cross-cultural examine of health and wellbeing care ethics is required. A Cross-Cultural discussion on health and wellbeing Care Ethics offers this research. It exhibits that moral questions may be resolved by way of interpreting the moral ideas found in each one tradition, severely assessing each one price, and settling on universal values came upon inside of all traditions, It encourages the advance of worldwide expertise and sensitivity to and admire for the variety of peoples and their values and should improve realizing in addition to aid to foster a better stability and a fuller fact in attention of the human situation and what makes for well-being and wholeness.

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The meanings of health and illness are often constructed in religious and philosophical terms, and the treatment of people predicated on existential terms Page 16 that are the essence of cultural configurations of living. We recognize that cultures are expressed in beliefs and practices. In our work, we try to explore the assumptions that lie behind these beliefs and practices, recognizing that we must begin by trying to unmask our own assumptions. We are acutely aware that our interpretations of other people's belief systems and practices are refracted through the lenses of our own systems of meaning.

At present, with the invention of ''miracle drugs" and the development of new technologies, many people tend to have the illusion that all pain and suffering in life can be eliminated and that all suffering is bad, whether physical, mental, emotional, moral, or spiritual. g. ) of alleviating suffering rather than examining themselves and their own lives and seeking to change what it is within themselves that has resulted in illness. g. in relation to one's own life-styles, decisions, attitudes, and relationships that must be changed.

Therefore we need to take advantage of whatever means of curing and treatment are available. Such treatment, even if it cannot produce a cure, is still useful because appropriate physical and psychological conditions are needed for the kammic effect to take place. The presence of a predisposition to certain diseases through past kamma and the physical condition to produce the disease will provide the opportunity for the disease to arise. But having a certain treatment will prevent a bad kammic result manifesting fully.

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