Ethics Across the Professions
  • Author : Robert C. Solomon
  • Release Date : 15 February 2017
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Genre : Professional ethics
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 13 : 0190298707

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Book Description: What does it mean to be an ethical professional? A professional career can be so demanding that it permeates every aspect of a person's life and personality. In light of this fact, it is especially important for students who are planning to enter a chosen profession to understand its moralstatus, moral virtues, and possible moral pitfalls, so that they will be equipped to deal with the inevitable moral quandaries that they will encounter as professionals.The most up-to-date professional ethics reader available, Ethics Across the Professions analyzes the complex ethical issues that arise in such fields as engineering, finance, healthcare, journalism, and law. Featuring a wide array of both classic and contemporary sources, it ranges from works byAristotle and Kant to selections by Michael Bayles, Sissela Bok, Paul Ekman, and Thomas Nagel. Organized topically, the anthology covers what it means to be a professional, outlines several ethical models, and addresses key issues including deception in professional life, privacy, loyalty, socialwelfare, conflicts of interest, and self-regulation. The book includes detailed chapter introductions, several practical case studies at the end of each chapter, and provocative discussion questions on issues like "whistle-blowing," educating illegal immigrant children, sports, and advertisementsfor pharmaceutical companies. Edited by three renowned ethicists, Ethics Across the Professions is especially suited for introductory professional ethics courses taught in philosophy departments as well as in business schools, nursing schools, and other professional programs.

Ethics Across the Professions

Ethics Across the Professions

Author : Robert C. Solomon
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Professional ethics
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What does it mean to be an ethical professional? A professional career can be so demanding that it permeates every aspect of a person's life and personality. In light of this fact, it is especially important for students who are planning to enter a chosen profession to understand its moralstatus, ...

Ethics Across the Professions

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Philosophy
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Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
Genre : Philosophy
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Publisher : Broadview Press
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Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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Publisher : Saunders
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