HCA Chapter 3 Notes
The moral community
human designates a biological feature, person designates a social role
A person is an entity who can enter into certain sorts of social relations with us
A human is the genetic offspring of human parents (ET was a p
HCA Chapter 2
Suggests a level of altruism
Sometimes this is translated as first do no harm.
Ethical theories define harm in different ways.
Consequentialist says harm is that which prevents good.
Natural law says harm is something
HCA Chapter 4
In the U.S, legal lacunae & regulatory inconsistencies exist amidst contested ethical views
One cause for the confusion arises from the rapidity of technological innovations & the
burgeoning market practices serving the growing demand.
Health Care Ethics Chapter 1
Ethical relativism purports that there is no absolute theory for ethics.
However, this lack of a complete theory does not mean everything is relative.
People need to make rational decisions about ethics-base
Technology Advantages and Disadvantages
Technology is everywhere in our life. It is very important for people because they
use it almost for everything. Many people cant live without technology. I think every
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Our responsibility to minimize unanticipated consequences regarding technology is now
greater than ever due to the evolution of new technology a