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    A utilitarian would say that the ethics of the act depend on the consequences. For a one way mission to Mars, the positive consequences could be discovery of water, minerals and other useful natural resources. There could also be beneficial scientific discovery. Negative consequences could…

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    For example like myself, deontological would fit me, because if I am going to help a person in need, I’m going to do it because I want to, not because I’m expecting something in return. Deontological ethic is good because of some characteristics of the action itself, not because the action is good. I mentioned before Deontological focuses on right and wrong, but then we question. Some people don’t see when they are right or wrong, sometimes a person…

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    our daily lives. As a Christian, my system “will tend to be more deontologically oriented because of the emphasis in Christian ethics on the command of God as moral absolutes and guiding principles” (Rae, 2009, p. 17). As circumstances arise in my life, I want to follow and emulate the character traits of Christ when resolving issues, especially ones which involve ethics. My paper will discuss which of the seven ethical systems of Rae’s is closest to mine, which ethical system is furthest…

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    which you make your judgements (Pollock, 2015). The last characteristic described by Pollock is that the ethical systems that you believe in/follow are past dispute. The ethical systems that most closely conform to my beliefs are utilitarianism and ethics of care. I can strongly relate to these ethical systems because I believe I should care for others as…

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    A Look into Philosophy By Shannon Martin *Philosophy is difficult to define as there are so many levels involved in the art of philosophy. Philosophy is not the act of arguing against everything just for the sake of argument or disagreement. Philosophy is about seeking wisdom, enlightenment and viewing all areas of a subject. The word philosophy is broken down from its Greek origin as “the love or pursuit of wisdom”. “It is an activity that reflects passion, commitment, and…

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    Example Of Ethical Egoism

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    In the realm of normative ethical theories there are many choices that can best represent one’s own personal belief structure. The one that best suits my personal thought process and belief structure is Egoism. When I say “I am an egoist” I automatically know what the majority of people will think, and that is “how selfish of you to think only of yourself”? When most people hear the word egoist it is automatically associated to have an extremely negative meaning about a person being a selfish…

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    A Moral Outcome The army states in ADRP 1-0 "The Army" that, “The Army ethic is the evolving set of laws, values and beliefs, deeply embedded within the core of the profession’s culture and practiced by its members to motivate and guide the conduct of individual members bound together in common moral purpose.” There is an intense issue with this as the Army struggles to meet the bedrock requirements of a profession, chiefly that using the words evolving and deeply embedded in the same…

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    Ethical Egoism Sheila Capers Saint Leo University Authors Note: All questions and concerns on this paper can be addressed to Sheila Capers, Saint Leo University, Criminal Justice, Savannah, GA. Email: Sheila.capers@email.saintleo.edu. Abstract Utilitarianism is not accepted without argument in the philosophical community, but it is taken seriously and treated with respect. No one dismisses it out of hand, the do not mock it and belittle its ideology. They allow its representation.…

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    “Four elements of caring. The four elements or fundamentals necessary for effective caring require certain attitudes and skills. Good care combines certain activities, attitudes, and knowledge of the patient and the situation.” For example, my best friend “Ashley” has sickle cells and sometimes she goes to the doctor a lot. Sometimes when she’s going through a pain crisis she misses a lot of school days in a row. Sometimes a crisis can be handled at home, with rest, fluid, medicine, and other…

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    Ethics Of Care

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    Define the Ethics of Care Ethics of care are also called care ethics, it is a feminist philosophical perspective that uses a relation and context approach toward morality and decision making. The term itself “ethics of care” refers to two ideas that concern the nature of morality and the normative ethical theory. According to David Hume, contended that morality is founded upon and rooted in feelings on matters of morality, “that which renders morality an active virtue.” Which depends on…

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