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P.A. Eth-Talk: Is it Ethical?

DAVID JOHN FARMER
PAM, Vol. 7 No. 1, (2002)

The study and discussion of ethics in public administration can be dysfunctional and even harmful without a sophisticated understanding of the field and ethics. This article stresses that those engaged in discussing ethics should understand epistemology, focus on the practical, and be very circumspect about imposing a particular ethical prescriptive on others.

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