July 19, 2008

LIVE BLOGCAST: Health Care & the Common Good: Dr. Peter Lawler

Peter Augustine Lawler is Dana Professor and Chair of the Department of Government and International Studies at Berry College. He teaches courses in political philosophy and American politics and has won several awards from Berry for doing so.

A truly progressive society would subordinate technological process to personal progress.

John Locke - "My body is my property"
Autonomy trumps in our culture.

Locke - In an individualistic society, the only hold the older people have on the young is money.

Immediate crisis in health care is productivity over care giving.

Care should be given in the most personal way possible, knowing that each human being is more than a human being with interests.

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