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    Teaching Virtue Theory Using a Model From Nursing.Ralph P. Forsberg - 2001 - Teaching Philosophy 24 (2):155-166.
    Drawing upon Aristotle’s claim that when one wants to learn right conduct or virtue, one should emulate those who practice it, this paper describes reasons for how the clear and conscious development of nursing role models can be used to model virtue theory in applied ethics courses. After providing a brief summary of Aristotle’s virtue ethics, the paper turns to a description of the basic models that describe the role of a nurse: surrogate mother, patient’s advocate, traditional caregiver, and trained (...)
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    Rationality and Allocating Scarce Medical Resources.Ralph P. Forsberg - 1995 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 20 (1):25-42.
    In an article titled, "Who Shall Live When Not All Can?", James Childress proposes a system for allocating scarce lifesaving medical resources based on random selection procedures. Childress writes of random selection procedures, [They] "cannot be dismissed as a ‘non-rational’ and ‘non-human’... without an inquiry into the reasons, including human values which might justify it." My thesis is that once we concentrate on determining the rationality of random selection procedures, we will see that Childress's claim that we cannot dismiss such (...)
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    Thomas Hobbes.Ralph P. Forsberg - 1995 - International Studies in Philosophy 27 (4):112-113.
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    Virtues and Rights.Ralph P. Forsberg - 1994 - International Studies in Philosophy 26 (1):111-111.
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  5. Ehics on the Job: Cases and Strategies Second Edition.Raymond S. Pfeiffer & Ralph P. Forsberg - 2000 - Wadsworth.
    This little textbook of 146 pages clarifies the basic concepts of ethics, introduces basic ethical principles, explains a strategy for ethical decision-making in difficult cases, and offers forty-five case descriptions for students to apply the RESOLVEDD strategy.
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  6. Ethics on the Job Cases and Strategies.Raymond S. Pfeiffer & Ralph P. Forsberg - 2000
     
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