Examine literature about the theory and identify and define other concepts used in the theory.

Use the concepts that you defined for question 1 and develop proposition statements specific to the ethical theory.

 Compare your chosen theory to Beauchamp and Childress’s and Vaughn’s criteria discussed in this chapter. What are your conclusions?

 Analyze your chosen theory using Fawcett’s. What is your conclusion about the theory as it relates to Fawcett’s criteria?

 Do you agree with Beck strand’s argument that all knowledge in nursing is reducible to theories in the fields of science and ethics? Support your position.