Chapter 5 Informed Consent
Explain the 3 ways in which the
ethical ideal has proven to be
Define precisely, to apply to real-life
situations, and to embody effectively
in laws and policies
T/F. Informed consent &
nonmalefience can be found
Ch. 3, Ackerman Why Doctors Should Intervene
1. Explain what a physician should do according to the 1980s AMAs Principles of Medical Ethics.
- Since the 1980s, doctors were not allowed to withhold any information from patients. Physicians were thought
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Syllabus Quiz Note Card
30 August 2016
In specific know what was gone
over in class (if you were gone
or registered late, see
classmates for what was
Attend every class, come prepared
to class, take lecture and
PHIL 1035 IB
Chapter 3 Study Guide
1. List/describe the 4 things that can lead to the principles of beneficence and autonomy conflicting
Physical/psychological, obvious/subtle, justified/unjustified, accepted/controversial.
Shades of Anatomy and Paternali
PHIL 1035 Week 2
Chapter One: Principles and Theories Notes
Moral Reasoning in Bioethics
- Morality concerns beliefs regarding
morally right and wrong actions and
morally good and bad persons or
- They are inescapable especially in
PHIL 1035 Chapter 3
Paternalism and Patient Autonomy
The provider (doctor, nurse, etc.) has a duty of beneficence towards the patient.
Focusing on medical paternalism, refusing treatment, and futile treatment
Shades of Autonomy and Paternalism
- Our own
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PHIL 1035 Bioethics IB
13 September 2016
Can mean either obligatory or permissible
whereas it is not wrong to perform.
One that would not be wrong to perform it.
If actions are morally right just because
PHIL 1035 IB
Natural Law Quiz
Thomas Aquinas 1225-1274
Natural Law Theory: view that right actions are those that conform to moral standards discerned in
nature through human reason
- Directed that humans achieve their highest good when they fo
Chapter 2: Bioethics and Moral Theories
Bioethics and Moral Theories
- We assert, challenge, accept, and reject moral statements.
We make moral judgements about the rightness of actions, the goodness of persons or
their character, and the moral quality a
Intro to Phil. Ethics 1. moral principles that govern a person's or group's behavior. Worldview a particular philosophy of life or conception of the world.
What does the word philosophy literally mean? the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, rea
List/describe the 4 things that can lead to the principles
of beneficence and autonomy conflicting
Shades of Anatomy and Paternalism
Autonomy can be violated unde
Deontology theories regard duty as the basis of morality. Duty, or doing what is right for its own
sake, is the foundation of morality. W.D. Ross provides us with seven prima facie duties that
guide our actions in morality. Among them is the duty to do go
Natural law is the metaethical theory that morality is grounded in rational human nature. To kill
someone using euthanasia is considered morally wrong because its killing a person who
deserves to live. It is not their time to die yet and that is why they
Under Rights Ethics, John Locke states that we have the right to pursue our own interests as long
as they dont interfere with the rights of others. If someone is in extreme, unrelievable pain, then
they have the right to end this pain by euthanasia. To de
Read and Respond #5 (These are short writing assignments: 1-3 paragraphs, about 100-250 words).
Discuss Hobbes view of humans living in what he calls the state of nature and discuss the
likelihood of this being an actual historical reality.
The state of n
Read and Respond #8 (These are short writing assignments: 1-3 paragraphs, about 100-250 words).
Discuss your thinking in regards to Rogers claim that capital punishment is immoral because it
diminishes the value of humanness
My thinking is if we define mo
Read and Respond #10 (These are short writing assignments: 1-3 paragraphs, about 100-250 words).
Should drones be considered part of a cyber war? Why or why not?
The Department of Defense of the United States of America defines drones as Unmanned Aerial
Active euthanasia should be legal in all 50 states. con
No because as a society there is no consensus about active euthanasia's morality. To force the peoples
of the 50 states into legal active euthanasia would then be immoral, it may be legal but immoral
Read and Respond #9 (These are short writing assignments: 1-3 paragraphs, about 100-250 words).
Does CEE offer anything useful in the debate over animal suffering? Explain your answer.
CEE is concern with humans and our morality through the appreciation o
Read and Respond #11 (These are short writing assignments: 1-3 paragraphs, about 100-250 words).
Discuss the role that CEE plays in determining the morality or immorality of different social
For CEE, morality involves valuing humanness and
Read and Respond #6 (These are short writing assignments: 1-3 paragraphs, about 100-250 words).
Explain how caring might work as part of a larger, more comprehensive moral theory.
Caring might work as part of a larger, more comprehensive moral theory like
Read and Respond #12 (These are short writing assignments: 1-3 paragraphs, about 100-250 words).
Explain your thinking about whether sex is or is not a moral concern?
My thinking about sex is that sex as a physical act is similar to other biological funct
Briefly explain deontology, including the core concept of the Categorical Imperative.
What is deontology, to Kant and those who hold deontology to be true, deontology is a
belief in good will and the intrinsically good for goodness sake. mora
Is it generally wrong to use animals for testing purposes?
If it is not right to use humans for testing purposes, then it must be reasoned that it is not
right to use animals for testing purpose either. Animals are not any more a means to an
end, just as
We should spend less on foreign aid and more to help the needy in our own country?
Our team believes and rightly so that we should spend on foreign aid and on the needy in our country.
Why, because we can afford to help those in need both at home and abro
1. Chap 2Abortion: Apply utilitarianism, natural law, and deontology to the morality of
abortion in light of Mary Anne Warren's position that personhood does not begin until
A brief summary of utilitarianism, Jeremy Bentham; is the father of modern
In The Ethics of Addiction Thomas Szasz tries to persuade us that the legalization of drugs
would be economically and ethically better for society. He tries to prove this theory by arguing
that it costs more to treat addiction than just legalizing it. I t
In The relevance of the Noble Eightfold Path to Contemporary Society P. Don Premasiri
discusses that morality has been forgotten due to technology. P. Don Premasiri gives us eight
right views which guide us in our daily lives, one of these views is the Ri
In Mans Rights Ayn Rand discusses the difference between liberty rights and the rights
created by people economic and welfare rights. An example is when someone takes your money
and gives to so someone else, your rights have been violated for someone else
In Analects Confucius discusses the benevolence of man. Benevolence is defined as love your
fellow man, know your fellow man and guide your fellow man. Confucius wrote this piece to
teach the government these lessons so they can pass them along to the pop