What Philosophers Can Offer
Beauchamp, Tom L.
Hastings Center Report; 1982 June; 12(3): 13-14
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Ethics and Experts; How Do We Decide?; a Physician's Perspective; Ethicists, Critics, and Expertise; What Philosophers Can Offer Noble, Cheryl N.; Singer, Peter; Avorn, Jerry; Wikler, Daniel; Beauchamp, Tom L. (1982-06)Cheryl Noble discusses the emergence of applied ethics as a subdiscipline and expresses skepticism about the role of the philosopher as a technical "expert" on social problems. Peter Singer applauds the renewed interest ...
Thomasma, David C. (1991-06)Considerable debate has occurred about the proper role of philosophers when offering ethics consultations. Some argue that only physicians or clinical experienced personnel should offer ethics consultations in the clinical ...