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  • Analysis Of Lecretia Seales

    Lecretia Seales passed away at the end of 2015, fighting for her life and the right to have an assisted death. Rather than suffering through the end stages of a terminal brain tumor, and all the complications that arise with that, Lecretia started a legal battle with the New Zealand court system to be able to pass away on her own terms. Unfortunately, Lecretia passed away because of her complications of the tumor, but her story created a public debate within New Zealand society, one that is…

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  • Wing Waah Cake Shop Swot Analysis

    sugar and low fat mooncakes. This could attract people who conscious health. There are few threats of Wing Wah. First of all, there are a lot of competitions in the market. Their competitors sell similar type of products like Hang Heung cake shop, Maxim cake shop. Except this traditional shop, people would like to buy new or western type of cake. There are too many substitutes in the market. Other than competitors, the rent in Hong Kong is very high. They have to pay high rent for so many…

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  • Aristotle's Theory Of Minimum Sentencing

    says, “In cases that the issue happens to fall outside the universal formula, it is correct to rectify the shortcoming.” We need to do something about our inequity problem. We need to abolish minimum sentencing laws and instead follow Aristotle’s maxim that judges are to be the most virtuous among us. It is essential that our society move away from minimum sentencing and towards virtue and true…

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  • Case Study Even Better Than The Real Thing

    University of the People PHIL 1404: Ethics and Social Responsibility Written Assignment Unit 5 The essay is based on the case study entitled “Even Better Than the Real Thing” Introduction In this essay, I would explain my point of view on ethical questions about the corporate culture dissonance at Finer Bags, and its mission of manufacturing and selling counterfeit purses, bags intended to trick clients into thinking they’re real when they’re not, which has become a tradition. Would…

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  • The Rise Of The Roman Republic Of China

    Between 200 BCE and 200 CE the Roman republic used advanced military strategy, weapons and training to conquer the known world, roughly five thousand miles away the Han Dynasty conquered and controlled most of China using their advancements of military strategy, weapons and training. By the time 200 BCE rolled around for the Roman empire they were at their pinnacle. Having already conquered all of Italy, surrounding island, and parts of Spain, they were becoming the strongest military power…

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  • Difference Between Kantianism And Utilitarianism

    What is Right? What defines a morally right action? How can we as people distinguish what actions to take in different situations? Kantianism and Utilitarianism both offer frameworks to determine morally right action, however these moral theories function differently. Utilitarianism offers the Greatest Happiness Principle as a framework for moral decision making. Thus Utilitarianism deems an action can be deemed morally right when it can be said both that the action provides the greatest…

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  • Example Of Positive Politeness

    2.7 Positive politeness strategies Positive politeness is directed to hearer´s positive face, his “perennial desire that his wants should be thought of as desirable” (Brown & Levinson 1987,101). By using positive politeness strategies, the speaker conveys that they are co-operators with the addressee and that they have a common ground. The scope of strategies is wider than with negative politeness. While negative politeness strategies are used to redress a particular threat posed by the…

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  • The Importance Of Feminist Ethics

    Feminist ethics is a necessary theory to consider because traditional (male) ethics fail to acknowledge virtues that are beyond the focus of culturally masculine ones. By focusing on values of a patriarchal society, traditional ethics not only ignores females as moral beings but also narrows the ways of approaching ethical issues for all. By aiming attention at female values such as “interdependence, community, connection, sharing, emotion, body, trust, absence of hierarchy, nature, immanence,…

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  • Michael Nagel Sexual Perversions

    After reading Nagel’s paper quickly, I think Nagel describe their point very well, but somethings that Nagel’s tell that are without facts and not analyzed. Because of that things I am some time disagree with his points. Firstly, one of the focal “maxims” of the concept sexual perversion is that one has a defeasible obligation not to do things that are sexual distorted. In actually, he has given the fundamentals of a record of something somewhat diverse, what it is to have inspirations and…

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  • Ethics Of Character Vs Virtue Ethics

    Are virtue ethics or ethics of character, superior to an ethics of conduct? If a person was on a boat with five other people, and that boat could only hold five people total or it would sink, what course of action should be taken, if any? In discussing normative ethics, three major approaches offer solutions to this question, consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics. A consequentialist might determine that one person would have to be sacrificed for the better of all. A deontologist may…

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