9780155069992

Ethics for the Professions

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    9780155069992

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    0155069993

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/13/2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction 1(10)
Part 1: Across the Professions
Moral Theories
11(43)
Utilitarian Ethics
12(10)
Deontological Ethics
22(13)
Contractarian Ethics
35(6)
Virtue Ethics
41(6)
Feminist Ethics
47(7)
Perspectives on Professional Ethics
54(33)
What Is a Profession?
56(6)
Michael D. Bayles
Professional Responsibility: Just Following the Rules?
62(8)
Michael Davis
Strong Separatism in Professional Ethics
70(5)
John-Christian Smith
Just Another Day at the Office: The Ordinariness of Professional Ethics
75(5)
Don Welch
The Excuses That Make Professional Ethics Irrelevant
80(7)
Banks McDowell
Employee Rights
87(35)
The Moral Foundation of Employee Rights
90(6)
John R. Rowan
Employment at Will and Due Process
96(5)
Patricia H. Werhane
Tara J. Radin
Work, Privacy, and Autonomy
101(7)
Richard L. Lippke
Affirmative Action: The Legal and Moral Contexts
108(7)
William H. Shaw
Sex Is the Least of It: Let's Focus Harassment Law on Work, Not Sex
115(7)
Vicki Schultz
Professional-Client Relations
122(43)
Client and Professional
125(9)
Paul Faber
Needs, Moral Self Consciousness, and Professional Roles
134(6)
Andrew Alexandra
Seumas Miller
The Role of Autonomy in Professional Ethics
140(5)
James Stacey Taylor
Confidentiality: A Comparison Across the Professions of Medicine, Engineering and Accounting
145(7)
Mary Beth Armstrong
My Client, My Enemy
152
Judith Andre
Part 2: Specific Professions
Business and the Professions
165(35)
A Stakeholder Theory of the Modern Corporation
168(5)
R. Edward Freeman
The Moral Duties of Organizations. Dual-Investor Theory and the Nature of Organizations
173(7)
Eugene Schlossberger
Paternalism in the Marketplace: Should a Salesman Be His Buyer's Keeper?
180(3)
James M. Ebejer
Michael J. Morden
Ethical Issues in Acquisitions and Mergers
183(6)
Robert W. McGee
Environmental Ethics and the Business Professional: Responsibilities and Opportunities
189(11)
Philip Cafaro
Engineering
200(41)
Ethics, Ethos, and the Professions: Some Lessons from Engineering
203(8)
Gene Moriarty
Whistleblowing: Professionalism and Personal Life
211(8)
Mike W. Martin
Can Engineers Hold Public Interests Paramount?
219(5)
Taft H. Broome Jr.
Trade Secrets and Patents in Engineering: Ethical Issues Concerning Professional Information
224(4)
Eugene Schlossberger
Optimization, Option Disclosure, and Problem Redefinition: Derivative Moral Obligations of Engineers and the Case of the Composite-Material Bicycle
228(13)
Robert E. McGinn
Health Care
241(65)
Four Models of the Physician-Patient Relationship
245(9)
Ezekiel J. Emanuel
Linda L. Emanuel
Legal and Ethical Myths About Informed Consent
254(7)
Alan Meisel
Mark Kuczewski
Physician-Assisted Suicide: Promoting Autonomy or Medicalizing Suicide?
261(7)
Tania Salem
Reassessing the Reliability of Advance Directives
268(10)
Thomas May
An Ethic of the Fitting: A Conceptual Framework for Nursing Practice
278(5)
Anthony G. Tuckett
A Dilemma of Caring: Ethical Analysis and Justification of the Nurse Refusing Assignment
283(10)
Lucie Ferrell
Health Care as a Business: The Ethic of Hippocrates Versus the Ethic of Managed Care
293(5)
Mark H. Waymack
Physicians and Managed Care: Employees or Professionals?
298(8)
Kate T. Christensen
Counseling
306(30)
Client Empowerment and Counselor Integrity
308(7)
Joseph Kupfer
LuAnn Klatt
Confidentiality, Counseling, and Clients Who Have AIDS: Ethical Foundations of a Model Rule
315(7)
Elliot D. Cohen
Nonsexual Multiple Relationships
322(8)
Kenneth S. Pope
Melba J.T. Vasquez
Lying and Deception in Counseling
330(6)
Ronald H. Stein
Law
336(34)
The Adversary System of Justice: An Ethical Jungle
339(5)
Allen Taylor
Informing Clients About Limits to Confidentiality
344(5)
Lee A. Pizzimenti
Pure Legal Advocates and Moral Agents: Two Concepts of a Lawyer in an Adversary System
349(9)
Elliot D. Cohen
Can Virtue Be Taught to Lawyers?
358(12)
Amy Gutmann
Journalism
370(36)
The Ethical Responsibilities of Journalists
373(6)
David Detmer
Truth, Neutrality, and Conflict of Interest
379(7)
Judith Lichtenberg
Ethical Boundaries to Media Coverage
386(8)
Raphael Cohen-Almagor
Privacy, Politics, and the Press
394(6)
Dennis E Thompson
Do Journalism Ethics and Values Apply to New Media?
400(6)
Fred Mann
Education
406(3)
Democratic Education
409(9)
Amy Gutmann
Ethics in Higher Education: Red Flags and Grey Areas
418(5)
Diane M. Felicio
Jean Pieniadz
Ethics and Educator/Student Relationships
423(4)
Margaret Brockett
Professors, Students, and Friendship
427(6)
Peter J. Markie
Autonomy and the Very Limited Role of Advocacy in the Classroom
433
Joel J. Kupperman

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