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Science and Technology Ethics

Science and Technology Ethics

1st Edition

Dr Raymond E.Spier, Raymond E. Spier
November 15, 2001

Science and Technology Ethics re-examines the ethics by which we live and asks the question: do we have in place the ethical guidelines through which we can incorporate these developments with the minimum of disruption and disaffection? It assesses the ethical systems in place and proposes new...

Ethics and the Built Environment

Ethics and the Built Environment

1st Edition

Warwick Fox
November 02, 2000

Much has been written in recent years on environmental ethics relating to the more general 'natural' environment but little specifically written about ethics of the built environment. Ethics and the Built Environment responds to this need and offers a debate on the ethical dimension of building in...

Ethics in Public and Community Health

Ethics in Public and Community Health

1st Edition

Peter Bradley, Peter M Bradley, Amanda Burls
November 25, 1999

The purpose of public and community health is to improve the health of populations or groups rather than concentrating on individuals. This book examines the ethical issues associated with public and community health. The contributors analyse the major ethical issues in public health -...

Professionalism and Ethics in Teaching

Professionalism and Ethics in Teaching

1st Edition

David Carr
October 21, 1999

Professionalism and Ethics in Teaching presents a thought-provoking and stimulating study of the moral dimensions of the teaching professions. After discussing the moral implications of professionalism, Carr explores the relationship of education theory to teaching practice and the impact of this...

General Practice and Ethics

General Practice and Ethics

1st Edition

Christopher Dowrick, Lucy Frith
April 22, 1999

Explores the ethical issues faced by GPs in their everyday practice, addressing two central themes; the uncertainty of outcomes and effectiveness in general practice and the changing pattern of general practitioners' responsibilities....

Ethics and Community in the Health Care Professions

Ethics and Community in the Health Care Professions

1st Edition

Dr Michael Parker, Michael Parker
February 18, 1999

The concept of community is increasingly the focus of political argument in Britain, the United States and elsewhere around the world. The sense people have of belonging to coummunities provides a powerful motivation which continues to affecct the political and social face of the world. Recently,...

Ethics and the University

Ethics and the University

1st Edition

Michael Davis
December 17, 1998

Ethics and the University brings together two closely related topics, the practice of ethics in the university ("academic ethics") and the teaching of practical or applied ethics in the university. This volume is divided into four parts: * A survey of practical ethics, offering an explanation of...

Health Care, Ethics and Insurance

Health Care, Ethics and Insurance

1st Edition

Tom Sorell Ltd, Tom Sorell
October 15, 1998

This volume is an exploration of the ethical issues raised by health insurance, which is particularly timely in the light of recent advances in medical research and political economy. Focusing on a wide range of areas, such as AIDS, genetic engineering, screening and underwriting, new disability...

Ethics and Values in Healthcare Management

Ethics and Values in Healthcare Management

1st Edition

Souzy Dracopolou
October 15, 1998

Healthcare management is a burning issue at the moment and this timely and topical book explores the ethical issues that arise in the context of healthcare management. Among the topics discussed are healthcare rationing, including an exposition and defence of the Qaly criterion of healthcare...

Ethical Issues in Accounting

Ethical Issues in Accounting

1st Edition

John Blake, Catherine Gowthorpe
September 17, 1998

Ethical Issues in Accounting offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction for students and teachers of business studies and accountancy as well as the practicing accountant. The book covers the ethical implications of several aspects of accounting: * ethics and taxation * creative...

The Ethics of Bankruptcy

The Ethics of Bankruptcy

1st Edition

Jukka Kilpi
February 12, 1998

The fundamental ethical problem in bankruptcy is that insolvents have promised to pay their debts but can not keep their promise. The Ethics of Bankruptcy examines the morality of bankruptcy. The author compares and contrasts the Humean doctrine of promises as useful conventions with the Kantian...

Current Issues in Business Ethics

Current Issues in Business Ethics

1st Edition

Peter W. F. Davies
March 06, 1997

Current Issues in Business Ethics analyzes the questions which underlie business activities, arguing that the prime object for a legitimate business must be sustainability. It also looks at the issues between individuals and business and asks whether businesses can support their employees as an...

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