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    • The Just Distance: A New Biomedical Principle 

      Qualtere-Burcher, Paul, 1963- (University of Oregon, 2008-12)
      This work argues that the principle of autonomy set forth in the Principalist theory of biomedical ethics should be replaced by "the just distance"-a concept first suggested by Paul Ricoeur. Beginning with the prevailing ...
    • Re-thinking the Doctor-Patient Relationship: A Physician’s Philosophical Perspective 

      Qualtere-Burcher, Paul, 1963- (University of Oregon, 2011-12)
      The principle of respect for autonomy has been the center of gravity for the doctor-patient relationship for forty years, replacing the previous defining concept of physician paternalism. In this work, I seek to displace ...