About this book
This short introduction to the discipline of Ethics in its practical and professional applications teaches, in simplest form, the discipline's vocabulary and forms of reasoning. It includes illustrative cases, clear explanations of philosophical terminology, and presents decision procedures appropriate to a hierarchy of cases. It is meant to be a foundation for elementary work in Ethics.
Commitment to Rationality Dilemmas of Professional Ethics Ethical Decision Making Foundation of Ethical Reasoning Fundamentals of “Principlism,” Moral Reasoning Nature and History of Applied Ethics Principles of Ethics Professional morality Reasoning in Ethics Reasoning of Applied Ethics Stakeholder Theory Teleological, Deontological, and Ontological Reasoning The Belmont Report Theoretical Ethics “Ethic” of Various Professions