"Ethical Theory" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A philosophically coherent set of propositions (for example, utilitarianism) which attempts to provide general norms for the guidance and evaluation of moral conduct. (from Beauchamp and Childress, Principles of Biomedical Ethics, 4th ed)
- Ethical Theory
- Ethical Theories
- Theories, Ethical
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- Normative Ethics
- Ethic, Normative
- Ethics, Normative
- Normative Ethic
- Deontological Ethics
- Deontological Ethic
- Ethic, Deontological
- Ethics, Deontological
- Teleological Ethics
- Ethic, Teleological
- Teleological Ethic
- Ethics, Teleological
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ethical Theory" by people in Profiles.
Ethics and Evidence. J Clin Ethics. 2019 Spring; 30(1):56-66.
Theory and Practice of Pediatric Bioethics. Perspect Biol Med. 2016; 58(3):267-80.
Edmund Pellegrino's philosophy and ethics of medicine: an overview. Kennedy Inst Ethics J. 2014 Jun; 24(2):105-12.
Moral status, justice, and the common morality: challenges for the principlist account of moral change. Kennedy Inst Ethics J. 2013 Sep; 23(3):275-96.
Answering the 'so what?' question for empirical research in bioethics. Am J Bioeth. 2009; 9(6-7):68-9.
Misplaced flexibility: revise policies but cling to principles. Am J Bioeth. 2008 Apr; 8(4):36-7.
Breaching confidentiality to protect the public: evolving standards of medical confidentiality for military detainees. Am J Bioeth. 2007 Aug; 7(8):1-5.
Risk and trust in public health: a cautionary tale. Am J Bioeth. 2006 Mar-Apr; 6(2):3-6.
Oversimplifications II: Public health ethics ignores individual rights. Am J Bioeth. 2005 Sep-Oct; 5(5):6-8.
Consequentialism and harsh interrogations. Am J Bioeth. 2005; 5(1):4-6.