chapter  6
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Quest for Accountability: The Neo-Aristotelian Response

The question I start with is this: what kind of practical reasoning-what wisdom concerning ends, the constituents of those ends, and the means to those ends-should we expect of one who has to act responsibly in work contexts? Trying to answer this question will help give us a handle on the subject of this chapter, professional formation, as well as in assessing whether the kind of practical rationality which practitioners are now expected to deploy in practice is adequate for making wise, professional judgments appropriate for the context.