This chapter should assist academic physicians to deal with moral problems inherent in their practice. Our aim is not to supply answers, but rather to make grappling with the problems a more knowledgeable, thorough, and satisfying process. The chapter is not a “cookbook” of ethical recipes, providing simple answers for moral problems, but a stimulus to the physician’s own moral sensibility and creativity. The thoughts, methods, and analyses presented here are more systematic expressions of the moral deliberations that characterize clinical medicine on a routine basis.
KeywordsMoral Judgment Moral Reasoning Ethical Decision Moral Agent Moral Problem
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