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Ways of thinking about ethics

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The practice of medicine involves not only scientific and technical knowledge, but also value judgements. Such judgements should be properly analysed and assessed, just as scientific evidence should be properly evaluated. Assessment of value judgements may require several different approaches, including reasoning from fundamental moral theory or from general principles, clarification of key concepts, and comparison with specific cases to ensure consistency. Focusing on the logical structure o...

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10.1383/psyt.3.3.33.30684

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
Psychiatry
Volume:
3
Issue:
3
Pages:
33-35
Publication date:
2004-03-01
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ISSN:
1476-1793
URN:
uuid:5176965b-b837-44ec-a762-1633e806643b
Source identifiers:
163113
Local pid:
pubs:163113
Language:
English
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