Ethics And Health Care Professions

867 Words Apr 4th, 2016 4 Pages
The field of ethics includes the broad study of social morality along with reflections on its norms and practices. Ethical theory and moral philosophy refer to philosophical reflection on morality. Morality can be best defined as principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior. Philosophical ethics and health care professions focuses on learning what philosophy is and how it contributes to human history, culture, and autonomy, learning how that contribution applies in developing research methods in all searches for knowledge and helps us to understand the differences among the different sciences, learning to better handle facts, values, and definitions by the way of their distinctions in thinking and writing, and learning how to make moral sound arguments in health care contexts and see relations to personal and professional leadership abilities. With the help of RQ 's 1-50, the understanding of why others think the way they do and the self-contradictory principles some people have. One major case that brought up the theory of moral relativism was the Nashu story. Nashu was one of the young teenagers yearly sacrificed to the Undergods by her tribal people for the believed reason that the action prevented volcanic eruptions such as the one that occurred some 80 years before. Her people honored her. Her family and she may have been proud of the sacrifice but she may or may not have gone willingly. Within the class vote, many…
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