ethical reasoning

ethical reasoning

(ĕth′ĭ-kĭl)
Reasoning about what one ought to do as a guide for what one actually does,
Synonym: moral reasoning
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Among the recommendations for required topical coverage are ethical reasoning, integrity, objectivity, independence, and ethical theory, with the AICPA, U.
Developing his 2008 Gifford Lectures on the ethics of medicine, he explores the relationship of professional medical ethics to the religious and secular sources of ethical reasoning and praxis.
Presenting a model of ethical reasoning, ethical/legal issues they consider in the context of the Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists include complaints against psychologists, duties related to consent to treatment, confidentiality, maintaining professional boundaries, and providing cross-cultural services.
This easy moral victory may now contribute to the confusion in moral matters that can be found whenever ethical reasoning is required and finds us unprepared for the rigour of ethical reasoning.
Utilizing a class in ethics and professionalism to introduce an array of ethical instructional interventions ranging from studies in ethical reasoning to analyses of congressional investigations, Armstrong (1993) reported a statistically significant difference in changes in DIT post-conventional (P) scores among students who took the course over those in a control group that did not.
Clearly written and accessible, the book offers a thoughtful introduction for those entering the intelligence profession or those simply wishing to develop and sharpen their ethical reasoning skills.
Stephen took on the task of leading the commission through the conceptual paths of ethical reasoning as it confronted quite unprecedented cases.
Wilkins and Renita Coleman, assistant professor at the University of Texas-Austin School of Journalism, conducted the research leading to a paper published in the July 2009 issue of the Journal of Public Relations Research, "The Moral Development of Public Relations Practitioners: A Comparison with Other Professions and Influences on Higher Quality Ethical Reasoning.
The test measures ethical reasoning in five areas: business concerns, internal motives, truth and respect, religious influences and external influences.
Over the centuries, there have been many attempts to understand what ethical reasoning is and to provide a framework for understanding how to apply ethical reasoning in decision-making.
Singer point out in their 2000 British Medical Journal article, "A New Look at International Research Ethics," ethical reasoning shouldn't merely follow simple prescribed rules but should consider each case as it exists in its own context, "weighing and balancing competing moral requirements and developing justifiable conclusions.