How Can Philosophers Teach Professional Ethics ?

TitleHow Can Philosophers Teach Professional Ethics ?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1989
AuthorsWeil, V
JournalJournal of Social Philosophy
Volume20
Issue1-2
Pagination131 - 136
Date Published03/1989
ISSN Number1467-9833
Keywordseducation , ENGINEERING , Pedagogical Materials , PHILOSOPHY , PROFESSIONAL ethics , SCIENCE
AbstractThis article discusses what role philosophers should play in developing and teaching courses on professional ethics. The author discusses the importance of case studies in teaching ethics, and how philosophers, working with practitioners, are uniquely suited to teaching students to grapple with complex problems that are often woven into the institutional structures they arise within.
DOI10.1111/j.1467-9833.1989.tb00014.x
Short TitleJ Social Philosophy
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