Ethics Across the Professions A Reader for Professional Ethics

ISBN-10: 0195326687

ISBN-13: 9780195326680

Edition: 2011

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List price: $91.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Preface
What Is It to Be a Professional? The Professions, Leadership, and Work
The Professional Organization
The Professions
Professional Responsibility: Just Following the Rules?
The Inner Ring
What Is Good Leadership?
Lawyers as Professionals: Some Moral Issues
Good Doctors
Cases
�Professionalism and Nursing�
�Less Heat, More Light�
�The Professional Engineer�
How to Be Ethical
On the Good Life
Ring of Gyges
Business Codes of Ethics: Window Dressing or Legitimate Alternative to Government Regulation?
Of the Natural Condition of Mankind as Concerning Their Felicity and Misery
Of the First and Second Natural Laws and of Contracts
FROM Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals
Professional Codes and Kantian Duties
FROM Utilitarianism
The Basic Business Virtues: Honesty, Fairness, Trust, and Toughness
Cases
�The Prisoner's Dilemma�
�George, Jim, and Utilitarianism�
Professional Duties, Clients' Rights
The Professional-Client Relationship
Autonomy and the Very Limited Role of Advocacy in the Classroom
Professional Responsibility for Lawyers
Conscientious Refusal and a Doctor's Right to Quit
Solicitation of Clients: The Professional Responsibility to Chase Ambulances
The Limits of Conscientious Objection-May Pharmacists Refuse to Fill Prescriptions for Emergency Contraception?
Legal and Ethical Myths About Informed Consent
Opinion in Canterbury v. Spence
The Ethics of Sales
Cases
�The Booming Twenties�
�An Apple a Day�
�Target at the Center of Battle over Plan B�
Truth, Lies, and Deception
Is It Ever Right to Lie?
Special Professional Morality and the Duty of Veracity
Lies That Fail
Lying and Lies to the Sick and Dying
Should Doctors Tell the Truth?
Lying and Deception for Counselors and Clients
Offering Truth: One Ethical Approach to the Uninformed Cancer Patient
Giving Feedback: The Truthful Consultant
Truth in the Marketplace
Cases
�Lying (for Journalists) �
�Revisiting the Truth-Telling Debate: A Study of Disclosure Practices at a Major Cancer Center�
�Flying or Lying in Business Class�
�Willful Ignorance? Or Deception?�
Privacy, Confidentiality, Secrecy, and Trust
Confidentiality: A Comparison Across the Professions of Medicine, Engineering, and Accounting
Building Trust
Invasions of Privacy in Social Science Research
The Limits of Confidentiality
Justifying Legal Practice in the Adversary System: A Look at Confidentiality
Parents, Lies, and Videotape: Covert Video Surveillance in Pediatric Care
Defining Secrecy-Some Crucial Distinctions
Hacker Ethics
The Princess and the Press
Cases
�Should Doctors Talk to Relatives Without a Competent Patient's Consent?�
�DeLay PAC Is Indicted for Illegal Donations: Corporate Gifts Aided GOP in Texas Races�
�You're a Voyeur, I'm a Voyeur�
�Trade Secrets: It's Not Who You Know�
Integrity and Loyalty: Whistle-Blowing and Self-Regulation
Whistleblowing and Professional Responsibility
Some Paradoxes of Whistleblowing
Whistleblowing and Employee Loyalty
Integrity
Standing for Something
Can Virtue Be Taught to Lawyers?
Ruthlessness in Public Life
Loyalty
Politics and Moral Character
Cases
�Is It Ethical to Criticize Other Dentists' Work?�
�Blowing the Whistle in Iraq�
�Ten Whistleblowers and How They Fared�
�Winners and Losers�
�Chatty Doctors�
Professionalism, Justice, and Social Welfare
The Parable of the Sadhu
Justice as Fairness
Rich and Poor
What Should a Billionaire Give-And What Should You?
Should Physicians Prepare for War?
The Ethic of Compassion
The Economics of Poverty
Off the Sidelines
New England Journal of Medicine: A National Health Program for the United States: A Physicians' Proposal
Social Responsibility and Economic Efficiency
Cases
�Pigs on Parade: Power, Perks, and Impunity�
�Groups Debate Costs of Educating Illegal Immigrant Children�
�The Fordasaurus�
Reciprocity, Conflicts of Interest, and Government Regulation
Nepotism in American Business
Ethical Issues for Accountants
The Private Practicing Physician-Investigator: Ethical Implications of Clinical Research in the Office Setting
Ethics and Journalism
Too Many Lawyers, Too Many Suits
Plan B: Politics and Values at the FDA, Again
Can Assisted Suicide Be Regulated?
Prime Time Pushers
Cases
�Drug Company Gifts: Marketing Technique Poses Ethical Questions for Some�
�Moral Conflict in Clinical Trials�
�Quarantine Ethics�
��Culture of Life�: Politics at the Bedside - The Case of Terri Schiavo�
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