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The Decline of the News Business

Rick Edmonds

in Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195370805
eISBN:
9780199776610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370805.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

With dismal 2008 results and 2009 expected to be worse still, there was, at the time of this book's publication, no bounce left in the newspaper industry's step. Clearly, newspapers entered a race ... More


Covering a World That’s Falling Apart, When Yours Is Too

Martha Steffens

in Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195370805
eISBN:
9780199776610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370805.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents a firsthand, on-the-street account of what it is like to be a journalist, a business journalist no less, reporting on the very conditions that may produce an upcoming pink slip. ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


the psychological ethics of the whistleblower: the insider

bradley olson and dan aalbers

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0037
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the ethical issues faced by whistleblowers as seen in the film The Insider (1999). The film tells the story of whistleblower Jerry Wigand (Russell Crowe) who decides to go ... More


Engineering, Ethics, and Industry: The Moral Challenges of Lethal Autonomy

George R. Lucas

in Killing by Remote Control: The Ethics of an Unmanned Military

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199926121
eISBN:
9780199345656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926121.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The essays in this volume deal primarily with moral, legal, and policy issues arising from the use of remotely-piloted drones (RPVs). This essay, by contrast, raises and discusses questions ... More


Commentary: Conflicts of Interest: Relationship between Japanese Physicians and the Pharmaceutical Industry

Masatoshi Nara

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0095
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The author presents in this commentary an overview of the rules governing pharmaceutical industry–physician relationships in Japan, and argues for a virtue ethics approach in assessing this ... More


Global-Health Impact Labels

Nir Eyal

in Global Justice and Bioethics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195379907
eISBN:
9780190267711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379907.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter introduces the Global-Health Impact Labels (GHILs), which are a form of accreditation awarded to corporations that have made significant impact on global health. Though the idea is not ... More


consumer awareness: the rainmaker

paul d. banick

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0036
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the health insurance-related issues raised in the film The Rainmaker (1997). The film tells the story of young, novice attorney Rudy Baylor (Matt Damon) who represents the ... More


Reasonable Restrictions on Underwriting

Joseph Heath

in Morality, Competition, and the Firm: The Market Failures Approach to Business Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199990481
eISBN:
9780190267704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199990481.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the practice of risk classification and underwriting in the insurance industry. It also examines the process of actuarial fairness used by insurers to charge each policy-holder ... More


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