Dr Tom Kerns
North Seattle Community College
Questions for Beauchamp and Steinbock's
New Ethics for the Public's Health
and Public Health, Ethics and Human Rights"
by Jonathan Mann
- a. According to this article, what are some of the differences between
clinical medicine and public health?
b. And what are some of the overlaps?
- Consider the middle paragraph
on p. 85 (it begins with “Yet the contribution...”).
What would you say is the main point being made in that paragraph?
the last three paragraphs on p. 87. What is the point Mann is making
in those paragraphs? I.e., what is the problem he is identifying?
- See p. 89,
eleven lines down from the top. What do you think Mann means when he says “human
rights violations have health impacts?”
- a. What would you say is the main thrust of this article? What
(in your own words) do you think it is saying?
b. What aspects of the article (if any) would you say you agree with, and which
aspects (if any) would you say you disagree with? Please explain why.