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ethicist

 [eth´ĭ-sist]
in health care, a person with graduate education, preferably doctoral, who is expert in bioethics and has broad knowledge in philosophy and medicine or nursing, and whose job it is to help sort through difficult clinical situations to find ethical solutions.
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Then NT ethicians could begin to specify the love commandment into some notions about sexuality, possessions, power, and freedom which make ethical sense out of the frequent occurrence of "porneia," "ploutos," "exousia", and "eleutheria" in the NT writings.
On both sides of the Atlantic, public service was a common principle for judging the ethics of the media, but in America the ethical imperative of public service, about which academic ethicians agreed (Christians 1991: 4), had to be balanced against the imperative of profitability on which most media enterprises depended to stay alive.
Aestheticians and ethicians should take the lead in this new approach, vision of the world and ultimately the new way of thinking, (pp.
At any rate, it is not an approach to morality that makes possible dialogue or discussion with secular ethicians.
It's not surprising that when the idea of ethics consulting caught on, academic ethicians were recruited to define and execute the task, and not surprising that many of them would tend to envision it in the prevailing mode of mid-twentieth-century ethics as quasi-scientific theory building and testing.