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Unformatted text preview: but in doing so it leaves something out. July 12,2011 Pelligreno “Is a system of laws, rights, and duties sufficient for Health Ethics?”-no-we definitely need laws, systems of rights and duties but that is not enough because of the “morally relaxed climate”-so much money in health care; it is so tempting to think of it as a money making enterprise and it becoming too important. 3 different layers of health ethics: 1. blah 2. systems of rights and duties 3. Virtue based ethics-applying virtue ethics to the field of medicene. Putting someone before self-he thinks it poses to be a good physician who fulfills duties that boosts self interest as long as you are not treating someone as means to an end. -Altruism-the main virtue for physicians-def: putting others before self_sacrificing own interest for interest of others. EXAM: Why should physicians put others before self????????...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course PHIL 2400 taught by Professor Shaefer during the Spring '11 term at Xavier LA.
- Spring '11