Tod Chambers suggests that literary theory is a crucial component in the complete understanding of bioethics. The Fiction of Bioethics explores the medical case study and distills the idea that bioethicists study real-life cases, while philosophers contemplate fictional accounts.

chapter 1|20 pages

Stories as Data

chapter 2|24 pages

From the Ethicist’s Point of View

chapter 3|22 pages

Distancing Oneself from the Case

chapter 4|14 pages

The Chronotope of the Case

chapter 5|16 pages

Opening and Closing the Case

chapter 6|16 pages

Why Bioethics Lacks Character

chapter 7|16 pages

Speaking for the Patient

chapter 8|18 pages

Dax Redacted

chapter 9|16 pages

The Medium Is the Moral Message

chapter 10|12 pages

Sexing the Case