Virtue ethics in a pluralistic world.

  title={Virtue ethics in a pluralistic world.},
  author={Daniel A Beals},
  journal={Seminars in pediatric surgery},
  volume={10 4},
The practice of pediatric surgery is at the crossroads of 2 specialties, pediatrics and surgery. At that vantage point, many ethical dilemmas can be seen. It is important for the pediatric surgeon to understand the special place of ethics in the care of children and how that care is influenced by society. The purpose of this report is to introduce the perspective of virtue ethics as an avenue to problem solving in ethical dilemmas in pediatric surgery. Virtue ethics relies more on the physician… CONTINUE READING

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