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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHL 302
Professor
Glen Hoffmann
Semester
Summer

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1 September 25, 2009 NURSING ETHICS LECTURE 2 I Ethics Ethics is a very important branch of philosophy concerned with a number of moral questions. -What is the nature of morality? -What are the important moral concepts and how should we define them? -What moral principles should guide our actions? -Which actions are morally right and which are morally wrong? www.notesolution.com 2 There are two main approaches to ethics: (1) theoretical ethics and (2) applied ethics. (1) Theoretical ethics: examining the theories, models, and concepts that should guide ethical inquiry. -This involves trying to construct a theoretical framework to assess the moral justification of actions. -Theoretical ethics is thus, by definition, a normative enterprise. -What norms, rules, or principles should govern the moral propriety of actions? www.notesolution.com
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