Ethics in a technological civilization

The great technological advances make most incredible things possible. Serious illnesses which earlier meant death can nowadays be cured. However, the modern possibilities make it harder to set a limit to the ethical bounds. In former times medical technology and surgery were only meant for curing ill people. Nevertheless times have changed, so health centres […]

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Ethical Precaution

The key criteria that must be met before any research is considered ‘ethically acceptable’ are as follows: * Protection of rights: the participants’ rights to privacy and confidentiality should be protected. * Protection from harm: no harm should be done to others as a result of the research. * Positive contribution: some good or benefit […]

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Biomedical Ethics Philosophy

In discussing the difficult subject of biomedical ethics, there are different scenarios that play out differently because of people’s views about morality. Consider the scenario of an eighty year-old man whom we will call Mr. Simpson. Years of getting the flu with complications has left Mr. Simpson’s lungs very weak and unable to take another […]

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Ethics and Social Responsibility

Companies, such as Enron and WorldCom brought new awareness of the terms ethics and social responsibility. Thus, corporations are including ethics as part of the company’s strategic planning objectives (Cato Institute, 2013). This writing will assess the role of ethics and social responsibility in developing a corporate strategic plan. Further, the considerations of stakeholder needs, […]

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Reporting Practices and Ethics Paper

I certify that this assignment is my own work, based on my personal study and/or research, and that I have acknowledged all material and sources used in the preparation of this assignment, whether they be books, articles, reports, lecture notes, any other kind of document, electronic or personal communication. I also certify that the assignment […]

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Kitchener Five Moral Principles

Kitchener (1984) identified five moral principles that are viewed as the cornerstone of our ethical guidelines. The five principles, autonomy, justice, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and fidelity. 1. Autonomy is the principle that addresses the concept of independence. The essence of this principle is allowing an individual the freedom of choice and action. It addresses the responsibility […]

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