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Transformation of Medical Ethics Through Time (Part I): Medical Ethics and Statist Controls

In matters of style, swim with the current;in matters of principle, stand firm like a rock.Thomas Jefferson The Corporate Practice of Medicine One hears repeatedly that managed care penetration in health care delivery continues unabated; that it continues to interpose itself in the medical decision-making process erstwhile reserved to the patient and his physician; and …

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On the Moral Virtues and Evolving Professional Ethics: A Message to Physicians by Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD

The Cardinal Virtues It has been written by the great thinkers of the Western intellectual tradition that the chief moral virtues — the four cardinal virtues — are courage (or fortitude), temperance, justice, and prudence. According to the modern philosopher Mortimer J . Adler, the four cardinal virtues are the virtues which constitute the moral …

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On the Moral Virtues and Evolving Professional Ethics: A Message to Physicians by Miguel A. Faria, MD

The Cardinal Virtues It has been written by the great thinkers of the Western intellectual tradition that the chief moral virtues — the four cardinal virtues — are courage (or fortitude), temperance, justice, and prudence. According to the modern philosopher Mortimer J . Adler, the four cardinal virtues are the virtues which constitute the moral …

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