There are also recent commentaries on the The Metaphysics ofMorals:
The community health nursing process involves the traditional nursing process components of assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation but is enhanced by community health nurses in three dimensions:
The classic commentary on the Critique of Practical Reasonis:
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The community health nurse works with individuals, families, groups, communities, populations, systems and/or society, but at all times the health of the person or community is the focus and motivation from which nursing actions flow. The standards of practice are applied to practice in all settings where people live, work, learn, worship and play.
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Even with a system of moral duties in place, Kant admits that judgmentis often required to determine how these duties apply to particularcircumstances. Moral laws, Kant says, “must be meticulouslyobserved” but “they cannot, after all, have regard toevery little circumstance, and the latter may yield exceptions, whichdo not always find their exact resolution in the laws” (V27:574; see also CPR A133/B172; MM 6:411).
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In Kant’s framework, duties of right are narrow and perfectbecause they require or forbid particular acts, while duties of ethicsand virtue are wide and imperfect because they allow significantlatitude in how we may decide to fulfill them. For example, Kantclaims that the duty not to steal the property of another person isnarrow and perfect because it precisely defines a kind of act that isforbidden. The duty of beneficence, on the other hand, ischaracterized as wide and imperfect because it does not specifyexactly how much assistance we must provide to others.
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The fourth of the five theories is the Common Good Approach. When debriefing an ethical dilemma, the Common Good Approach can be useful when the issue involves, or should involve, the overall picture or environment.
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(Interest in Kant’s conception of virtue has rapidly grown inrecent years. For further discussion, see Cureton and Hill 2014,forthcoming; Wood 2008; Surprenant 2014; Sherman 1997; O’Neil1996; Johnson 2008; Hill 2012; Herman 1996; Engstrom 2002; Denis 2006;Cureton forthcoming; Betzler 2008; Baxley 2010).
Applying Traditional Ethical Theories to Environmental …
The Common Good Approach regards all individuals as part of a larger community. As such, we share certain common conditions and institutions upon which our welfare depends. For society to thrive, we need to safeguard the sustainability of our community for the good of all, including our weakest and most vulnerable members. Some things that nurture a healthy, functioning community are: stable family life; good schools; affordable nourishment and health care; effective public safety; a just legal system; fair trade and commerce; a safe, well-managed ecosystem; an accessible technological environment; a well-maintained infrastructure; and a peaceful society.