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Ethical Theory

"Ethical Theory" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A philosophically coherent set of propositions (for example, utilitarianism) which attempts to provide general norms for the guidance and evaluation of moral conduct. (from Beauchamp and Childress, Principles of Biomedical Ethics, 4th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ethical Theory" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ethical Theory" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 36 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2005
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