Ethics expertise : history, contemporary perspectives, and applications / edited by Lisa Rasmussen.
Contributor(s): Rasmussen, Lisa M.Material type: TextSeries: Springer.Philosophy and medicine: v. 87.Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, c2005Description: 1 online resource (vii, 278 p.).ISBN: 9781402038204; 1402038208.Subject(s): Medical ethics | Bioethics | Medicine -- PhilosophyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Ethics expertise.Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references.
Introduction: in search of ethics expertise -- Socrates and moral expertise -- Aristotle's moral expert: the phronimos -- Hume on true and false philosophy -- Moral expertise: a millian perspective -- The ineffable and the incalculable: G.E. Moore on ethical expertise -- Expert moral choice in medicine: a study of uncertainty and locality -- Societal consensus and the problem of consent: refocusing the problem of ethics expertise in liberal democracies -- Ethical expertise, maternal thinking, and the work of clinical ethicists -- The roles of scientific and normative expertise in public policy formation: the anthrax vaccine case -- Philosophers return to the agora -- Ethical expertise in the clinical setting -- Bioethical expertise in health care organizations -- The expert ethics witness as teacher.
Description based on print version record.
Experts in a variety of fields offer advice and solutions. But where professional expertise often involves mastering certain facts, ethics expertise is distinct. Including applications of ethics expertise in such areas as bioethics consultation, expert witnessing and policy making, this book examines philosophical conceptions of ethics expertise.