- Joshua S Crites, assistant professor1,
- Rebecca L Volpe, assistant professor1
- 1Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Humanities, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
Although Sokol never explicitly says that bioethicists (clinical ethics consultants) are bullies, his anthropomorphism of bioethics insinuates this.1 It would be a tragedy for readers to believe that Sokol accurately portrays the entire field.
Clinical ethics straddles theoretical inquiry and practical application, but theoretical inquiry is not responsible …