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  1. Responsibility is the obligation to do what is morally right and to be accountable for one's actions.
  2. RESPONSIBILITY: The willingness and ability to admit own causation.
  3. Responsibility is also a close synonym.
  4. Responsibility is a complex concept with both non-moral and moral meanings, and at least forward- and back-looking forms.
  5. Responsibility is an ethical concept particularly well suited to frame many key aspects of the ethics of our profession.
  6. But the word "responsibility" also implies that these entities and regions are vulnerable to human action and policy. (Web site)
  7. Responsibility is born in the face to face situation.
  8. Responsibility: The universe is like a spider web. (Web site)


  1. Learn more about the Corporate Responsibility Index and view the 2006 results (PDF). St James Ethics Centre is a trustee of the Index.
  2. De George attributes a greater degree of moral responsibility to corporations than does Friedman. (Web site)

Individual Responsibility

  1. Rather, our view bridges elements of the Kantian tradition of individual responsibility with elements of communitarianism.
  2. It is the individual responsibility of each AASP member to aspire to the highest possible standards of conduct.
  3. It reflects the existence of an ecological conscience, and this in turn reflects a conviction of individual responsibility for the health of the land.


  1. At one level, responsibility refers to accountability, as in being responsible for actions taken.
  2. For now, it is important to emphasize that professional responsibility maps to professional accountability.


  1. The moral and forward-looking sense of responsibility is the sense in which one is responsible for achieving (or maintaining) a good result in some matter.
  2. According to a widespread approach to moral responsibility, to be morally responsible is to be deserving of the reactive attitudes. (Web site)
  3. Increased attention to the practice of holding persons morally responsible has generated much of the recent work on the concept of moral responsibility. (Web site)


  1. A deeper meaning of responsibility corresponds to commitment to the pursuit and achievement of a valued end.
  2. Following Jonas (1984), our responsibility has to do with the claim attendant to that commitment.


  1. The nurse’s primary responsibility is to those people requiring nursing care.
  2. Our intent in this paper is to reexamine the problem in terms of the ethical framework that responsibility provides.
  3. We should, of course, recognize that alcoholics have diminished responsibility for their continued drinking.
  4. The Buddha told his followers to think for themselves and take responsibility for their own future. (Web site)
  5. Such responsibility is compatible with the fact that the operations of the brain, although dauntingly complex, are most likely deterministic. (Web site)


  1. But it is this public responsibility these aspirations are designed to serve, not licensing, that makes these careers into professions.
  2. The social responsibility of public health professionals is but one of many concerns in the broader picture of public health ethics.
  3. In sum, responsibility organizes many (although not all) of public health's ethical issues in terms appropriate for professional practitioners.
  4. Key words: environmental justice, epidemiology, ethics, professional ethics, public health, social responsibility.


  1. Epidemiologists have a responsibility to report their findings to the scientific community.
  2. Epidemiologists have a responsibility to perform scientific studies that matter to the health of the public.

Moral Responsibility

  1. Given these objections, Waller recommends that we dispense with moral responsibility altogether, a course not often chosen. (Web site)
  2. As Nielsen notes, for Schlick moral responsibility and moral freedom were not only consistent with determinism, but they actually require determinism. (Web site)
  3. Since the Stoics, the thesis of causal determinism and its ramifications, if true, have taken center stage in theorizing about moral responsibility. (Web site)
  4. What is clear is that the long-standing interest in understanding the concept of moral responsibility shows no sign of abating. (Web site)
  5. For further discussion of issues associated with moral responsibility, see the related entries below. (Web site)

Social Responsibility

  1. We, the DND and the CF, encourage organizations to adopt and exhibit similar values and understand the importance of corporate social responsibility.
  2. If Levinas is correct, civic responsibility is parasitic on our social responsibility.
  3. It is the story of the increased involvement of corporations in ethics, social responsibility, and corporate citizenship.
  4. This is one sense in which we have a social responsibility as epidemiologists, fitting precisely with a social role as scientist.


  1. Zimmerman suggests that there is nothing that we hold the counterpart responsible for; in this case, the scope of the agent's responsibility is 0. (Web site)
  2. Therefore Sartre unambiguously rejects Gide's theory of "the arbitrary act" because it does not entail the agent's responsibility. (Web site)


  1. Thoughtful public advocacy is also a part of our professional responsibility (Weed 1994).
  2. Responsibility, therefore, implies an understanding of these foundations and an appreciation of their relevance to everyday professional practice.
  3. The most common approach is to offer a one semester course on legal ethics or professional responsibility. (Web site)
  4. A computing professional has a responsibility to request a change in any assignment that he or she feels cannot be completed as defined.
  5. It covers the core set of computer ethics from professional responsibility to the consequences of technology in society.


  1. A third barrier to responsibility is the ease with which we can blame computers for harmful consequences (Nissenbaum 1994; 1996). (Web site)
  2. Most notably, Dennett's account of intentionality in terms of an intentional stance licenses attributions of responsibility to computers. (Web site)


  1. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - the Mormon church - has steadfastly denied responsibility, first blaming Indians and later a rogue church official for the crime. (Web site)


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