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The Ethics of Computer Games

Miguel Sicart

in The Ethics of Computer Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012652
eISBN:
9780262255134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012652.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This chapter develops a comprehensive ethical framework that can be used to understand, analyze, and perhaps even predict the ethical issues computer games pose, as well as the possible solutions ... More


Ethical issues in care of the dying

Thorns Andrew and Eve Garrard

in Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the ethical issues connected to the care of the dying: issues of hydration and nutrition, issues of ventilation, and issues relating to capacity and decision making. It looks ... More


Tony: Rescuer

Kristen Renwick Monroe

in Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter relates an interview with Tony, who was a young Dutch cavalry officer when the war began. Tony was bourgeois, with conservative social values and strong feelings of support for the Dutch ... More


Ethical issues in care of the dying

Andrew Throns and Eve Garrad

in Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198509332
eISBN:
9780191730177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509332.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the different ethical issues that can be encountered when caring for the dying. It begins with the influence of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) in ... More


The Causal Theory of Ethics

Mark Fedyk

in The Social Turn in Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035569
eISBN:
9780262337151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035569.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces a novel ethical theory that is designed to help bridge research in the social sciences with research in moral psychology. According to the causal theory of ethics, what makes ... More


Applying Ethics: Case Studies

Miguel Sicart

in The Ethics of Computer Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012652
eISBN:
9780262255134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012652.003.0005
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This chapter applies the ethical framework developed in Chapter 4 to a close reading of the ethics of three games: Bioshock, DEFCON, and World of Warcraft. These games are also used as illustrations ... More


Conclusion

Mark Fedyk

in The Social Turn in Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035569
eISBN:
9780262337151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035569.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter rearticulates many of the major ideas and arguments in the proceeding chapters. But it also connects one of the primary conclusions of the book up with a debate in ethics over what the ... More


The ethical basis for preventing harm from heavy use of addictive products

Peter Anderson, Fleur Braddick, Patricia Conrod, Antoni Gual, Matilda Hellman, Silvia Matrai, David Miller, David Nutt, Jürgen Rehm, Jillian Reynolds, and Tamyko Ysa

in New Governance of Addictive Substances and Behaviours

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198759836
eISBN:
9780191820809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759836.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Chapter 3 explores the value that a study of ethics can bring to planning small- or large-scale approaches to reduce harm from heavy use over time (HUOT) of addictive products, arguing that ethics ... More


ABC Learning and Australian early education and care: a retrospective ethical audit of a radical experiment

Jennifer Sumsion

in Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter revisits the use of an ethical audit framework developed by Sumsion to scaffold a preliminary mapping and analysis of some of the economic, social and political issues that emerged in ... More


Allocating Health Care Resources in the UK: Putting Principles into Practice

Mark Sheehan and Tony Hope

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the ethical principles behind just allocation of health care resources in the UK, with particular emphasis on the National Health Service (NHS). These ethical considerations ... More


Degrees of Good

Joseph Clair

in Discerning the Good in the Letters and Sermons of Augustine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757764
eISBN:
9780191817670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757764.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Augustine’s classification of goods and demonstrates how he arranges them in a hierarchical order. It also demonstrates how this hierarchy relates to the ancient philosophical ... More


Business and Ethics

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0022
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the ethics issues Jamnalal experienced in business. The first section discusses the two defamation suits that Jamnalal filed against two Marathi papers. Unlike most defamation ... More


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