Introduction; R.A. Carson, C.R. Burns. Section I: History and Theory. Bioethics as an Interdisciplinary Enterprise: Where Does Ethics Fit in the Mosaic of Disciplines? E.D. Pellegrino. Humanities in the Service of Medicine: Three Models; K. Danner Clouser. The Primacy of Practice: Medicine and Postmodernism; S. Toulmin. What Can the Epistemologists Learn from the Endocrinologists? Or is the Philosophy of Medicine Based on a Mistake? M.W. Wartofsky. Praxis as a Keystone for the Philosophy and Professional Ethics of Medicine: The Need for an Arch-Support: Commentary on Toulmin and Wartofsky; E.D. Pellegrino. Bioethics and the Philosophy of Medicine Reconsidered; H.T. Engelhardt, Jr. From Synthesis and System to Morals and Procedure: The Development of Philosophy of Medicine; H. ten Have. The Philosophy of Medicine and Bioethics: Commentary on ten Have and Engelhardt; S.F. Spicker. Section II: Practice and Theory. Bioethics in Social Context; L.R. Churchill. The Week of November Seventh: Bioethics as Practice; J. Andre. Toward a Humanist Bioethics: Commentary on Churchill and Andre; T.R. Cole. Medical Ethics as Reflective Practice; R.A. Carson. From Principles to Reflective Practice or Narrative Ethics? Commentary on Carson; A. Hudson Jones. Hedgehogs and Hermaphrodites: Toward a More Anthropological Bioethics; C. Elliott. An Anthropological Bioethics: Hermeneutical or Critical? Commentary on Elliott; G.P. McKenny. Medicine's Challenge to Relativism: The Case of Female Genital Mutilation; L.M. Kopelman. `We be of one blood, you and I': Commentary on Kopelman; G. Gillett. Must Patients Suffer? C.S. Campbell. Doctors and Their Suffering Patients: Commentary on Campbell; D. Barnard. SectionIII: Policy. Whatever Happened to Research Ethics? B. Brody. What's Happening in research Ethics? Commentary on Brody; H.Y. Vanderpool. At the Intersection of Medicine, Law, Economics, and Ethics: Bioethics and the Art of Intellectual Cross-Dressing; E.H. Morreim. Intellectual Cross-Dressing: An Eccentricity or a Practical Necessity? Commentary on Morreim; W.J. Winslade. Notes on Contributors. Index.