DVM 2110 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Deontological Ethics, Age-Related Mobility Disability, Global Health

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A situation in which there seems to be no satisfying course of action, and one must make a choice between two or more conflicting choices. There are often good but contradictory ethical choices that conflict or are incompatible. With limited guidance, we try to make the best decision possible by relying on personal values, judgments, theoretical perspectives, etc. Truly ethical issues arise when there are no existing guidelines to give us direction. Ethics: the beliefs, values, and moral principles that we use to determine what is right or wrong. Professional values: accountability, professional duty, social responsibility, etc. Ethical behaviour: being responsible for the reasonably foreseeable consequences of your actions. Idea international development ethics association international, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary group. Ensure development doesn"t benefit just the north or exploit the global south. Normative ethics: moral system that people can use to make moral decisions. Deontological ethics: acts are judged morally right based on how well they conform to some set of principles.

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