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  • noun Plural form of ethicist.

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Examples

  • Well its not possible to compare the aggregate actions of billions of Christians over 2000 years to those of the five or six self identified and defined "ethicists" over the course of human history.

    Bill Maher: Christianity is "not mainly about doing the right thing or being ethical."

  • The group of utilitarian "ethicists" who argue the need to do these things will almost always cover themselves by partially agreeing with the Kantians that these methods are bad.

    Coleen Rowley: Gonna Reap Just What You Sow

  • For me, I wouldn't want any fancy-schmancy second-guessing by so-called "ethicists" whose ethics I might not share anyway, and certainly not by religious types, but would want simple help in ending my misery.

    Too Annoying!

  • Kathryn Jean Lopez at National Review looks at the mainstreaming of infant euthanasia, which many "ethicists" justify on the grounds that newborns lack self-awareness.

    Killing the Children

  • Kathryn Jean Lopez at National Review looks at the mainstreaming of infant euthanasia, which many "ethicists" justify on the grounds that newborns lack self-awareness.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • Everyone's financial situation is different so no one is in a position to judge this situation, even self appointed judges deemed "ethicists".

    Business and financial news - CNNMoney.com

  • I think that the "ethicists" that answer this question are judging the 20-somethings far too harshly in this situation.

    Business and financial news - CNNMoney.com

  • Some of these new "ethicists" try to make a distinction between "potential" and "actual" human persons and relegate the child in the womb to the category of being only a "potential" human person.

    Catholic Online > Daily Readings

  • The 18 members were chosen by Bush from among a group of leading scientists, doctors, ethicists, social scientists, lawyers, and theologians.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • The ethicists among us will have to explain the fine distinctions here.

    Archive 2009-07-01

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