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    1: How does reason influence moral judgments? Kohlberg in his studies on judgment and morality describes a dichotomy in the methods used to reach moral judgments, i.e. that there are two approaches: the influence of reason and the influence of emotion, and reiterates the long-held question of which influence generally determines moral judgments. Kohlberg lands on the side of Immanuel Kant and Jean Piaget in agreement that moral judgment comes predominately from reason rather than emotion which…

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    Kory Floyd Code Of Ethics

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    that may or may not align with your personal ethics (Kerns Sampson 3). He goes even further to explain that ethics laws, like the “Respect for Fallen Heroes” should actually be named codes of conduct, and that all ethical laws can address is moral choice. Moral judgement, on the other hand, is left of the person making the decision (3). With this understanding in mind, now the real answer of WBC’s actions being ethical or not can be answered. Yes, according to the law now in place, they are…

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    Extrinsic Injustice

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    He suggests that this is due to the extrinsic injustice present, or the effects (136). Moral condemnation also depends on whether the attitudes producing the acts were widespread, and whether the acts figure in an “accumulative harm” (137). Some may insist, however, that they are immoral regardless of their part in a collectively harmful set…

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    Social Norms and Social Stratification are two of the most important characteristics to society. They help form the basis that any individual should comply to in order to fit well with society. Norms are the beliefs, values and behaviours that society has come to a consensus about. They essentially regulate interactions between individuals, giving “internalized culture” Norms are not meant to be thought about, it is not like every person within the society came together and made a chart about…

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    The ethical theory utilitarianism is the idea of whether actions are morally right or wrong depending on their consequences and determining "what is the right thing to do?". The overall theory of utilitarianism is to maximize both happiness and pleasure for the greater good. All utilitarians believe that the purpose of morality is to make decisions that equate to the greater good of the people. Utilitarianism is a pretty simple theory; it looks at the consequences of an action as to whether the…

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    A few different actions could be beneficial in ensuring that Ponzi schemes like the one perpetrated by Mr. Madoff do not happen in the future. One of these actions is to ensure that professionals and organizations working in the financial sector receive education regarding ethical behaviors and common pitfalls. Ensuring that individuals working in this important industry are ethically competent is important to the health of the nation as ethical issues erode the trust that Americans have in…

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    Ethics Argument Paper

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    The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate a case that the primary agent or an argument in the case were to be guided by the teachings presented in summary. In other words, it’s to display the ethical teachings from a person or yourself that affects to the society and your life within the situation in the case. Most of the time, people use their own personal-ethical values or principles to understand their lifestyle and the importance to be a human being. In fact, the text or teaching that…

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    The idea of ethical and unethical is simply morality. Being able to distinguish right from wrong forms every single relationship in the world, whether it’s company to company, people to people, people to company, etc, it has a great impact in the world. Ugg Boots practices many unethical ways of running their business. Ugg boots has unfair pay to workers, creates pollution, and is high in animal testing and cruelty. To begin with, the company, they practice unfair pay to workers that make…

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    account for the moral psychology of agents characterised by Pettit as non-atomism, non-moralism and non-actuarialist? Do you agree that these features do represent the moral psychology of agents? (Your essay should be based on either or both of Pettit’s or Parfit’s accounts). To start off my essay I will begin by explaining the three claims for the moral psychology in details, I will be commenting on Phillip Pettit’s response to the non- consequentialist approach to moral psychology of agents, I…

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    system hold that human rights are universal and that anyone is entitled to them, regardless of intelligence, class, race, or sex (to name a few). According to Kant, Locke, Mills, and Rawls, an act is deemed ethical when it respects and protects the moral rights of anyone it affects (White & Taft, 2004). An example of those following this ethical perspective is the enacting of the Bill of Rights. This bill lays out what all people are entitled to and that there are no limitations to who has…

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