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  • Moral Psychology

    the outcome. These experiments assist in evaluating the study of moral psychology. Peoples’ emotions can be uncontrollable when reacting to a particular situation regarding morality. These specific situations give us space to analyze into the mentality or moral appraising. How these moral appraisal “reaction occurs”, will be further looked upon throughout this essay. Moral situation is a conflict that ensues in people’s lives when they have to decide between two or more engagements that are perceived as right or wrong. One example that will be further examined is the notion of moral situations and how is occurs. One concept we will focus on…

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  • Personal Ethics Statement: An Ethical Mind

    For example, the evolutionary psychology theory utilizes a spiraling decision-making model based on the conscious and subconscious where ethical principles are identified, and intuitive information is considered to determine the ethical nature of the dilemma (Woiceshyn, 2011). Since I primarily align with the Virtue Theory, this type of process where the ethical principles are identified and then analyzed would most likely be a valid option for determining a rational decision. However, it is…

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  • What Are Dr. Patel's Ethical Alternatives For Resolving This Dilemma

    children. Dr. Patel decision will impact the patient’s children because if he provides a report that the patient is not thinking of her own interest, then more medical bills will be acquired which places the patient’s children in even more debt. The physician who requested a psychologist is impacted because he could be asked to provide a lethal dosage or to abstain from providing a dosage to the client. The family’s legal representative will be affected because if the psychologist report is not…

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  • Education Psychology And Koohlberg's Theory Of Moral Development

    Education Psychology is used to promote student learning. It uses theories about learning to help find the best approach to learning. It improves teaching strategies. This helps people find the best way to learn, thus furthering their knowledge and improving their lives. If I’m having trouble learning, I can use Education Psychology to help me find a better approach. The defense mechanism is a part of your ego that helps you cope with a variety of situations. The ego uses defense…

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  • Koelberg's Theory Of Morality Analysis

    Scenario: Moral reasoning is defined by Henry Richardson as individual or collective real-world perceptive concerning what, morally, one ought to do pertaining to what is correct and not correct (2013, pp.1). Moral aspects of doing what is proper depend upon moral, conventional, and personal rules from a young age (Matsumoto &Juang, 2013). Morals are based on values, where conventional rules are based on accepted as norms by a group of individuals, and personal rules are based on the personal…

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  • Morality In Sophocles Antigone

    With defiance comes acquisitions, and with acquisitions come punishment, so those who question the way of things must not fear the inevitable disciplinary actions that will be taken against them if they so choose to stand up for their cause against society or the state. In Sophocles 's play Antigone, the king of Thebes, Creon (a symbol of the state), gives punishment to Antigone for burying Polyneices, which she believed was the moral thing to do. “That is what they say, and our good Creon is…

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  • Cultural Relativism And Soft Universalism

    The first area of knowledge I will be looking at is Ethics. It appears that in this area, culturally derived concepts shape the moral conclusions (for example values) that people reach thus leading to apparent diversity. In order to challenge this apparent diversity one can explore two contrasting principles Cultural relativism and Soft Universalism. Cultural relativism states that there is a diversity of ethical codes and that there are no universal moral principles. The first example I will…

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  • Two Types Of Ethical Theories

    and nonconsequential. Consequential principles judge ethics on a certain action by the outcome of that action meaning the overall consequence. Consequential Ethics, determine what is ‘morally right’ and ‘morally wrong’ of the action that is occurring and is than determined by the rate of good to bad that a given action would make. Nonconsequential principles focus on the task being done rather than right or wrong. Ethical theories lead to what moral outcomes should be. However, we will see later…

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  • Normative Ethics: Consequentialism Vs. Kantianism

    For centuries, philosophers have applied sets of normative principles in effort to distinguish if an action is morally right or wrong. The purpose of normative ethics is to help guide society on how humans ought to act. These theories provide justifiable and reliable outcomes to determine if an action is moral or immoral. Two principles that play a significant role in normative ethics are consequentialism and Kantianism. When faced with a moral dilemma, these theories may agree or conflict with…

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  • Ethical Dilemmas In Nursing Case Study

    Describe two (2) ethical principles in conflict for the RN in the scenario. Ethical Conflict arises when an individual is confronted with a general belief system about morality, ethics or justice and their situation. Ethical dilemma, " usually involves a conflict of one individual right with those of another, conflict of one particular obligation with the right another or combined conflict of one group obligations and rights with those of another group."(Catalano, 2015,p.123). The important…

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