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Moral Philosophy for Professionals

About this Course

This seminar will examine ethical issues in the professions with an emphasis on law:  professional character and relationships, gender and moral reasoning, confidentiality, deception, paternalism and allocation of limited resources.  Readings in professional ethics and ethical theory are applied to concrete situations facing professionals, including lawyers, environmental professionals, health providers, journalists, social workers, and political agencies.

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