Rule Utilitarianism and the Right to Die
In: Humber, James M. and Almeder, Robert F., eds. Is There a Duty to Die? Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; 2000: 79-94.
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A Critical Reflection on Utilitarianism as the Basis for Psychiatric Ethics. Part I: Utilitarianism as Ethical Theory Robertson, Michael; Walter, Garry (2007-04)Utilitarianism is one of the ?grand Enlightenment? moral philosophies. It provides a means of evaluating the ethical implications of common and unusual situations faced by psychiatrists, and offers a logical and ostensibly ...
A Critical Reflection on Utilitarianism as the Basis for Psychiatric Ethics. Part II: Utilitarianism and Psychiatry Robertson, Michael; Walter, Gary (2007-04)In this second paper we contextualize utilitarianism to the craft of psychiatry and consider its function within the realm of the professional ethics of psychiatrists as physicians. We then apply it to two dilemmas faced ...