The Geography of Ethical Reasoning

  • Dorothy C. Wertz
  • John C. Fletcher
Part of the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine book series (LIME, volume 17)

Abstract

People may arrive at the same conclusions on the basis of different ethical values or courses of reasoning. They may also start from the same premises and arrive at different conclusions. The moral bases of reasoning may be as important to international discussion as answers to specific cases.

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dorothy C. Wertz
    • 1
  • John C. Fletcher
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Massachusetts Medical School and Shriver CenterWalthamUSA
  2. 2.University of Virginia School of MedicineCharlottesvilleUSA

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