While We're At It
- Some reflections on Joseph Fletcher's work. Childress, J.F. // Hastings Center Report;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p12
Comments on the death of bioethicist Joseph Fletcher. Discusses his major works and career accomplishments. Comparisons between various books Fletcher wrote; Major controversial perspectives; Conduct in interpersonal relationships; Continuing legacy of his writings and influence.
- On Developing Human Values... Larue, Gerald A. // Humanist;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p38
Deals with the development of human values. Definition of values; Discussion on moral and ethical rules; Basic meaning of Hasid; Information on ethical guidelines developed by Joseph Fletcher, an Episcopal theologian.
- Notebook. Fletcher, Joseph F. // Second Opinion;Jan92, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p134
Compiles various excerpts from the writings of Joseph F. Fletcher, a deceased biomedical ethics pioneer. Description of resident physician program at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center; Effect of prayer on healing; Geneticist's comment on a woman with a genetically defective fetus; Studies on...
- ALL TOO HUMAN. Neuhaus, Richard John // National Review;12/2/1991, Vol. 43 Issue 22, p45
The article presents an obituary for biomedical ethicist Joseph F. Fletcher.
- Humanhood (Book). // American Journal of Law & Medicine;Winter80, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p385
Reviews the book 'Humanhood: Essays in Biomedical Ethics,' by Joseph Fletcher.
- Assisted suicide: The tip of the Iceberg. Smith, Wesley J. // Human Life Review;Spring99, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p80
Focuses on the decline of traditional medical ethics in the United States. Emergence of relativism; Influence of moral philosopher Joseph Fletcher; Debate over assisted suicide.
- The New Morality: Some Questions. WASSMER, THOMAS A. // America;8/5/1967, Vol. 117 Issue 6, p132
The article focuses on the exchange between Catholic priests Herbert McCabe and Joseph Fletcher in the periodical "Commonweal" about the New Morality concept. McCabe interpreted Fletcher's assertion, that sexual intercourse may or may not be an act of love, to mean that sexual intercourse has no...
- Love in Place of Law? // Time;3/5/1965, Vol. 85 Issue 10, p50
The article reports on the gathering of 900 clergymen and students at Harvard Divinity School to reflect on the new morality and its significance to the church. It states that some progressive church thinkers advocated a new morality that proposes an ethic based on love rather than law and for...
- Morality in Action. // Humanist;May/Jun85, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p50
Announces that the Humanist Association of San Diego has available a sheet quoting many lifetime students of philosophy expressing their views on humanist ethics. Quote from Sir Julian Huxley; Quote from Joseph Fletcher.