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Ethics for the Professions

ISBN-10: 0155069993
ISBN-13: 9780155069992
Edition: 2003
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List price: $160.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/13/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

This new text provides students with the tools necessary to make ethically sound decisions in the professions they choose for themselves. The text combines lucid explanations of leading philosophical moral theories with detailed discussion of how those theories are to be applied. Each chapter concludes with short cases and questions to engage students in solving perplexing professional ethics issues.

Preface
Introduction
Across the Professions
Moral Theories
Utilitarian Ethics
Deontological Ethics
Contractarian Ethics
Virtue Ethics
Feminist Ethics
Perspectives on Professional Ethics
What Is a Profession?
Professional Responsibility: Just Following the Rules?
Strong Separatism in Professional Ethics
Just Another Day at the Office: The Ordinariness of Professional Ethics
The Excuses That Make Professional Ethics Irrelevant
Employee Rights
The Moral Foundation of Employee Rights
Employment at Will and Due Process
Work, Privacy, and Autonomy
Affirmative Action: The Legal and Moral Contexts
Sex Is the Least of It: Let's Focus Harassment Law on Work, Not Sex
Professional-Client Relations
Client and Professional
Needs, Moral Self-Consciousness, and Professional Roles
The Role of Autonomy in Professional Ethics
Confidentiality: A Comparison Across the Professions of Medicine, Engineering and Accounting
My Client, My Enemy
Specific Professions
Business and the Professions
A Stakeholder Theory of the Modern Corporation
The Moral Duties of Organizations: Dual-Investor Theory and the Nature of Organizations
Paternalism in the Marketplace: Should a Salesman Be His Buyer's Keeper?
Ethical Issues in Acquisitions and Mergers
Environmental Ethics and the Business Professional: Responsibilities and Opportunities
Engineering
Ethics, Ethos, and the Professions: Some Lessons from Engineering
Whistleblowing: Professionalism and Personal Life
Can Engineers Hold Public Interests Paramount?
Trade Secrets and Patents in Engineering: Ethical Issues Concerning Professional Information
Optimization, Option Disclosure, and Problem Redefinition: Derivative Moral Obligations of Engineers and the Case of the Composite-Material Bicycle
Health Care
Four Models of the Physician-Patient Relationship
Legal and Ethical Myths About Informed Consent
Physician-Assisted Suicide: Promoting Autonomy or Medicalizing Suicide?
Reassessing the Reliability of Advance Directives
An Ethic of the Fitting: A Conceptual Framework for Nursing Practice
A Dilemma of Caring: Ethical Analysis and Justification of the Nurse Refusing Assignment
Health Care as a Business: The Ethic of Hippocrates Versus the Ethic of Managed Care
Physicians and Managed Care: Employees or Professionals?
Counseling
Client Empowerment and Counselor Integrity
Confidentiality, Counseling, and Clients Who Have AIDS: Ethical Foundations of a Model Rule
Nonsexual Multiple Relationships
Lying and Deception in Counseling
Law
The Adversary System of Justice: An Ethical Jungle
Informing Clients About Limits to Confidentiality
Pure Legal Advocates and Moral Agents: Two Concepts of a Lawyer in an Adversary System
Can Virtue Be Taught to Lawyers?
Journalism
The Ethical Responsibilities of Journalists
Truth, Neutrality, and Conflict of Interest
Ethical Boundaries to Media Coverage
Privacy, Politics, and the Press
Do Journalism Ethics and Values Apply to New Media?
Education
Democratic Education
Ethics in Higher Education: Red Flags and Grey Areas
Ethics and Educator/Student Relationships
Professors, Students, and Friendship
Autonomy and the Very Limited Role of Advocacy in the Classroom

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