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Introduction

R. S. Downie and K. C. Calman

in Healthy Respect

Second edition

Published in print May 1994 | ISBN: 9780192624086
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723728 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.003.0001
Introduction

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This Introduction starts by outlining the issues raised in this book and the purpose of the book. It goes on to summarize the contents of the parts that follow. Part 1, is an essay in moral philosophy or ‘ethics’ in this first sense. Part 2 illustrates the second main sense of ‘ethics’ — ordinary morality as it is found in a professional context.

Keywords: moral philosophy; ethics; ordinary morality; health care professional

Chapter.  1609 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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