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    4) There is a broad range of ethical theories that have differing perspectives on what is considered morally correct and incorrect. To begin, Virtue Ethics is based on virtuous character. Moral standards arise due to virtuous characters and their actions and beliefs. Aristotle is the main philosopher in Virtue Ethics, and he believed that in order to reach Eudaimonia, also known as happiness, it was imperative to develop virtues. Next, Thomas Aquinas is the main philosopher for the Natural Law…

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    Ethical Dilemma Analysis

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    I identified the facts that I possibly have a cousin in my class, I have a choice of telling her or not, and that this can affect me, her and her family for the rest of our lives. I took into consideration the moral dilemmas Joshlyn may encounter, like the fact she also must decide on whether to pass the information on to her family that she has a cousin in her class or to not. I also took into consideration the effect this has on her and her life. Two ethical…

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    function, humans need to have rules that protect them or else they would be prone to fight to survive. Therefore, the law created moral codes, and laws and whoever should break them shall bear the consequences and those who decide to follow them shall reap the rewards, namely, survival, education, security, and other sources needed to live. In addition, these codes and morals are based upon what a common person would believe is considered to be good. For example, preventing harm, immoral…

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    morality is objective versus moral relativism, which ethical theory do I ratify and the reasons behind why I do, and express how I would respond to a stranger’s objection to that specific ethical theory. Theory of Morality, also known as theory of the right, is concerned with identifying fundamental moral norms, rules, or principles in which actions are evaluated and may be deemed as right or wrong. In other words, this is explaining what you ought or ought not to do. Moral relativism is to…

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    People from different moral and religious backgrounds, interesting characters and personalities. Respect is a very important attribute to have, respectfulness allows the understanding and appreciation of the different ideas and opinions that are being brought across. This also…

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    involving two or more moral imperatives where neither of the options is acceptable unambiguously. The complexity arises because of a situational conflict where selection of one alternative would lead to transgression of the other option. Ethical dilemmas are invoked to refute a moral code or make improvements to it so that a solution can be achieved. Numerous ethical dilemmas are often debated upon from different perspectives with basis of such arguments being religious, moral, cultural and…

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    convince his readers that when forming our beliefs in a certain way is of real ethical importance (Clifford, 2008). Moreover, Clifford expresses his belief that what we believe is not merely a private matter, but rather, a moral issue (Clifford, 2008). Furthermore, that it is a moral failure to form beliefs based on insufficient evidence (Clifford, 2008). Overall, Clifford expresses that we must utilize passionate nature in order to decide on an option between propositions while maintaining…

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    Patriotism a Virtue?” it can be noted there are many factors that need to be taken into consideration in order to view patriotism as a virtue or the mutually opposed belief that patriotism is a vice. This comparative review of patriotism is based on moral foundations which influences one perspectives about the nature of patriotism. In this essay I hope to give a clear account of MacIntyre’s views in relation to this topic by providing an explanation of patriotism, what it entails , the impact of…

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    Ethics can be explained as set of moral principles or behaviour of conduct for oneself or a group. It will affect how a person making decisions & choices. For example, the concept of “right” and “wrong” brought the need for a formal approach to social behaviour an effort to create unity and organization in a society. The course of actions in counselling usually determined by ethics conduct (Forester-Miller & Davis 2016). . However, for a counsellor, ethical dilemmas are inevitable. As…

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    What best describes me in the moral philosophy when making conclusions that best represents my personal and workplace when making decisions is Utilitarianism. Utilitarianism is defined as an individual decides on decisions based on everyone. “Utilitarianism is a form of consequentialism because it rests in the mind that it is the consequences or results of actions, laws, policies, and so on that define whether they are good or bad, correct or wrong” (Fieger, 2014). Agreeing to our text…

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