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The Excuses that Make Professional Ethics Irrelevant


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TitleThe Excuses that Make Professional Ethics Irrelevant
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1994
AuthorsMcDowell, Banks
JournalProfessional Ethics: A Multidisciplinary Journal
Volume3
Issue3-4
Pagination157-170
Type of ArticleJournal Article
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number1063-6579
Abstract

The author of this article argues that misconduct an ethical lapses in the professions is not a problem of a lack of ethical instruction, but rather of individuals not living up to the standards held by their profession. The author analyzes four types of excuses used in instances of ethical lapses, and how these excuses reflect the reality of the way professions are organized and the way they function.

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Cover Date: FALL-Winter 1994.Source Info: 3(3-4), 157-170. Language: English. Journal Announcement: 30-2. Subject: BEHAVIOR; ETHICS; KNOWLEDGE; PROFESSIONAL ETHICS. Update Code: 20100311.

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