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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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.
Parker also corrects contemporary Nietzschean ethicians by showing that Nietzsche himself affirmed basic goods like nobility, wisdom and life in his ethic of authenticity.
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.
At any rate, it is not an approach to morality that makes possible dialogue or discussion with secular ethicians. Indeed, the encyclical asserts that "modern culture" is so profoundly de-Christianized, and so many people live "as if God did not exist," that any such dialogue is vain (88).