HA3300D – Healthcare Policy and Ethics
Discussion 10: Morality
In Chapter 14 of your textbook, you read about the work of Purtilo and Doherty (2011), who divide morality into three categories: personal, social, and group. Review this section of the chapter, then respond to the following questions:
- Define the term moral integrity.
- Explain each category of morality outlined by Purtilo and Doherty.
- Are there circumstances where the three categories can be in conflict with one another and a person still maintain moral integrity? Give an example.
- What role do you play as a “co-creator” in each of the categories?
Your response should be 8 – 10 sentences in length and include an APA-style references list. Respond to at least two other students in 4 – 6 sentences, referring to the textbook or other course material in your responses.