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    attempting to forbid execution, on the grounds that it is torture. When one begins to consider this question philosophically, four views come to mind, which are: utilitarianism, Christian-principle based ethics, Kantian duty-based ethics, and virtue ethics. For the utilitarianist, they see ethics as providing the maximum good for the most people. In other words, if I have a person who is threatening an attack on civilians, and he is refusing to talk about the plan, I have several options. The…

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    Concept of Duty In his work, Foundations of Metaphysics Morals, Kant explains the concept of duty. Human beings feel obliged to do certain social activities such as a parent taking a child to school. Failure to do the social activities is considered unethical. In most countries failure to perform these moral activities is illegal. In this regard, Kant argues that the central radix of morality starts with the urge of obligation (Hughes). Similarly, we may apply the concept of duty and…

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    Discussion of Ethics of Care and Ethics of Justice Nursing ethics are the codes of conduct or standards that are designed to suit the obligations and responsibilities of the nurses (Tsitsis, 2014). Nurses provide services with reverence for human dignity despite their social status, nationality, religion, and other factors that may bring partiality to the care (ethic of justice) (Schminke, Arnaud, & Taylor, 2015). In addition, when care is…

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    system Ethics Review – Joseph Sionetuato In this review I will discuss the ethical theories of Kantianism and Utilitarianism, followed by an assessment of three ethical issues relates to 1. IT Professionals 2. Privacy and 3. Hacking Ethics is a field of study that defines the difference between right from wrong, and good from bad. Ethics analyses the moral of human behaviours, the policies relates, laws abide and social structures. People that study ethics attempt to justify their moral…

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    ethical dilemma raised in the article by O’Brien (2015) is “do companies have a moral duty to pay employees a higher wage than the minimum set by law in the country the business operates in, when they can afford to do so?” In applied ethics, specific issues such as this are analyzed to attempt to answer the question of whether something is morally right or morally wrong using the theories and concepts of normative ethics. (Fieser,…

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    definition of ethos presented is “a way of behaving and living life that is inseparable from the kind of person you’ve become in the process of maturing and living one’s life.” My interpretation of this definition is that you adopt a kind of ethics, or moral ruleset, in order to see yourself mature into the kind of person you want to be. By applying these rules you will eventually see yourself mature and therefore the Greek idea of taking care of one’s self is the need to see yourself mature…

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    Throughout the history of ethics, there have been many debatable questions asked. Some of these questions of ethics are broad, and some are very straight forward. I will state my opinion on the questions asked with either yes or no, and give my reasoning on why I feel that way. My opinion on these topics leads back to my ethics, morals, and upbringing. These topics require people to really think about what is being asked. Most of my opinions on these questions are strictly yes or no, but some…

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    Gazzaniga Moral Standards

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    Ethics is the study of what is right or what ought to be, as this depends upon the action of the individual. The individual is moved to action not by moral judgments, but also by desires and tendency to operate based on moral judgement. Individuals today use a set of principles that have been written, modified, abused and constantly changed. In order for a species to survive, they must overcome their greed, fears, and sometimes their needs/wants in order to achieve self actualization through…

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    put a treaty to help create a society in which all citizens should be all positioned in a fair and an equal status. This action was implemented in the purpose to reduce discrimination to particular individuals or groups that had limited prospects in the past. So, this particular group will no longer experience discrimination in the work force or in educational institutions in regards of their age, race and gender. However, the execution of this policy raises a moral controversy that becomes more…

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    Ethics are an important part of everyday life. They are part of what defines each person and sets one apart from the other. Ethics date back to the period Before Christ, and that in itself, proves its importance. Ethics vary from society to society. However, that does not mean every aspect is completely different. In this essay I will be discussing one of the most influential English language philosophers of the nineteenth century, John Stuart Mill, comparing him to African ethics and lastly, I…

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