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Virtue ethics and professional roles [electronic resource] / Justin Oakley, Dean Cocking.

By: Oakley, Justin, 1960-.
Contributor(s): Cocking, Dean, 1958-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xii, 188 p.).ISBN: 0511015976 (electronic bk.); 9780511015977 (electronic bk.); 0511047231 (electronic bk.); 9780511047237 (electronic bk.); 9780511487118 (electronic bk.); 0511487118 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Professional ethics | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Business Ethics | D�eontologie professionnelle | Beroepsethiek | Deugden | BerufsethikGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Virtue ethics and professional roles.DDC classification: 174 Other classification: 08.38 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 The nature of virtue ethics; CHAPTER 2 The regulative ideals of morality and the problem of friendship; CHAPTER 3 A virtue ethics approach to professional roles; CHAPTER 4 Ethical models of the good general practitioner; CHAPTER 5 Professional virtues, ordinary vices; CHAPTER 6 Professional detachment in health care and legal practice; Bibliography; Index;
Summary: Taking medical and legal practice as key examples, Justin Oakley and Dean Cocking develop a rigorous articulation and defence of virtue ethics, contrasting it with other types of character-based ethical theories and showing that it offers a promising new approach to the ethics of professional roles.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-183) and index.

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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 The nature of virtue ethics; CHAPTER 2 The regulative ideals of morality and the problem of friendship; CHAPTER 3 A virtue ethics approach to professional roles; CHAPTER 4 Ethical models of the good general practitioner; CHAPTER 5 Professional virtues, ordinary vices; CHAPTER 6 Professional detachment in health care and legal practice; Bibliography; Index;

Taking medical and legal practice as key examples, Justin Oakley and Dean Cocking develop a rigorous articulation and defence of virtue ethics, contrasting it with other types of character-based ethical theories and showing that it offers a promising new approach to the ethics of professional roles.

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