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As the fields of philosophy of drugs and bioethics have constructed within the usa, the philosophical standpoint of phenomenology has been mostly missed. but, the crucial conviction that informs this quantity is that phenomenology offers outstanding insights into a number of the matters which are without delay addressed in the international of drugs. Such concerns contain: the character of medication itself; the excellence among rapid adventure and clinical conceptualization; the character of the physique - and the consequences of embodiment within the realm of scientific perform; the which means of overall healthiness, affliction and affliction; the matter of intersubjectivity - rather with admire to reaching winning verbal exchange with one other; the complexity of decision-making within the scientific context (and within the realm of clinical ethics); the potential for empathic figuring out; the speculation and approach to medical perform; and the basic features of the healing dating - i.e. the connection among the ill individual and the one that professes to assist. a few of the authors who've contributed to this quantity are philosophers, a few are engaged in different educational disciplines, and several other are working towards healthcare professionals.

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We can imagine it otherwise, but it is not and cannot be otherwise. And yet, thanks to memory and expectation, we can also move about in time; time ceases to be a straight line and becomes the landscape of our personal lives (Murray, 2000, p. 58). In real time, we are bound; in timeconsciousness, we can be free. When one learns that one has a lifethreatening illness, one abruptly confronts, personally and in one's own life, objective time's inevitable course, which usually remains in the background of our experience.

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A new objectpoint" (Hussed, 1966, p. 66; 1991, p. 68). This means that the now is the original source of individuation as well. An object or event is individuated by appearing at a particular point in time, which first happens in the now. In that sense, the now is "a continuous moment of individuation" (Hussed, 1966, p. 66; 1991, p. 68). An object is the individual it is because it appears in the now and at the temporal location established in that now. Once an object or event has appeared in the new objective time-point established in the now, it will occupy a fixed place in objective time, forever assigned to precisely that point.

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