Ethics, Trust, and the Professions: Philosophical and Cultural Aspects
by Edmund D. Pellegrino, Robert M. Veatch and John P. Langan
Georgetown University Press, 1991
Paper: 978-0-87840-513-8
Library of Congress Classification BJ1725.E765 1991
Dewey Decimal Classification 174


The essays in Ethics, Trust, and the Professions probe the nature of the fiduciary relationship that binds client to lawyer, believer to minister, and patient to doctor. Angles of approach include history, sociology, philosophy, and culture, and their very multiplicity reveals how difficult we find it to formulate a code of ethics which will insure a relationship of trust between the professional and the public.

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