Personal Ethics Statement: Ethical Foundations

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Personal Ethics Statement: Ethical Foundations
Allisa Bell
Concordia University - Portland Personal Ethics Statement: Ethical Foundations
The key characteristics of an ethical framework describe the code of conduct that an individual utilizes to best interact with others and their community. My own ethical characteristics incudes being honest, fair, compassionate, courageous, patient, and generous. This most aligns with the Virtue Theory developed by Plato and Aristotle that encompasses characteristics of most of the other ethical theories (Hinman, 2002).
Theoretical Position Comparison To better understand how my key ethical characteristics fit into Virtue Theory, it is crucial to explain the three main theoretical categories. The
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This also assists in staying in alignment with my key ethical characteristics which include being honest, fair, compassionate, courageous, patient, and generous since these fit with the Virtue Theory. This is a simplistic examination of my current ethical characteristics and further detailed analysis is needed to determine my full personal ethics statement.

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