Professional Ethics HW2.docx

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Phi 1120 3 February 2018 HW#2: Identify the thesis of Collins, “Should Doctors Tell the Truth?” Quote: “ Moreover, the physician soon learns that the art of medicine consists largely in skillfully mixing falsehood and truth in order to provide the patient with an amalgam which will make the metal of life wear and keep men from being poor shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition (Collins; Pg.211). Quote Summary: Within medicine, doctors must execute a balance of when it is necessary to tell the truth or rather tell a lie that would ultimately keep the patient from
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  • Winter '18
  • Ryan Fanselow
  • Ethics , Physician, skillfully mixing falsehood

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