Love Thy Patient: Justice, Caring, and the Doctor-Patient Relationship
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 1995 Fall; 4(4): 434-447.
Care and justice are not two alternative perspectives on the same action as Sara Ruddick would have it, and they are not merely two of an assortment of multiple considerations that have to be weighed and resolved in our ethical deliberation as David Wong argues. The two together are the requirements of conceptualization (i.e., principles and theoretical analysis) and feeling that are morality. To be moral the good doctor must not only be just in dealing with her patients, but she must also love her patients. In ethics, justice and care are not two alternative moral perspectives or two of a larger array of possible moral perspectives. Rather, justice is
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