Mental illness : law and public policy

edited by Baruch A. Brody and H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr


  • Section I / The Concept of Mental Illness and the Law.- The Concept of Mental Illness: A Philosophical Examination.- Legal Conceptions of Mental Illness.- Section II / Criminal and Civil Liability of the Mentally Ill.- Minds on Trial.- Mental Abnormality, Personal Responsibility, and Tort Liability.- Section III / Involuntary Civil Commitment of the Mentally Ill.- Paternalistic Grounds for Involuntary Civil Commitment: A Utilitarian Perspective.- Involuntary Civil Commitment: The Moral Issues.- Section IV / Thomas Szasz's Proposals: A Reconstruction and Defense.- Critical Use of Utilitarian Arguments: Szasz on Paternalism.- Section V / Critical Commentaries.- Function of Mental Health Codes in Relation to the Criminal Justice System.- The Diminished Moral Status of the Mentally Ill.- A Concern for Hardening of the Categories.- Involuntary Civil Commitment: Concerning the Grounds of Ethics.- Notes on Contributors.- Index 251.

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書名 Mental illness : law and public policy
著作者等 Brody, Baruch A.
Engelhardt, H. Tristram
Rice University
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Engelhardt H. Tristram
シリーズ名 Philosophy and medicine
出版元 D.Reidel
刊行年月 c1980
ページ数 xvii, 254 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 9027710570
NCID BA03257732
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言語 英語
出版国 オランダ