Ethical theory, "common morality," and professional obligations.

  title={Ethical theory, "common morality," and professional obligations.},
  author={Andrew Alexandra and Seumas Miller},
  journal={Theoretical medicine and bioethics},
  volume={30 1},
We have two aims in this paper. The first is negative: to demonstrate the problems in Bernard Gert's account of common morality, in particular as it applies to professional morality. The second is positive: to suggest a more satisfactory explanation of the moral basis of professional role morality, albeit one that is broadly consistent with Gert's notion of… CONTINUE READING