Business and Professional Ethics for Directors, Executives,

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Parallel views seem to be held by rule consequentialists (Hooker 2001: 72). Note on the Text: This essay was written by a student in Theodore Gracyk's Philosophy 101 course during fall semester 2004, and it is posted here with her permission. C. (1978) Fair Play: Ethics in Sport and Education, London: Heinemann. Apparently we’re not all that intelligent, though, nor very ethical or moral when it comes right down to it.

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Morality Truly Christian, Truly African: Foundational,

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It looks at the origins and meaning of ethical principles. Constitution, and deriving their legal authority ultimately from it) without any regard to their moral meaning, moral significance, or moral consequences insofar as these impact justice, liberty, general welfare, the common defense, and domestic tranquility. Importantly, this is in contrast to the structure envisioned by the modern political philosophers who most influenced American sensibilities concerning the good, and for whom one’s happiness as well as the political good of order is grounded primarily in empirical conditions.

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An Ontology of Consciousness (Martinus Nijhoff Philosophy

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In other words, our values may cause us to ignore a code of ethics. With this volume, Werner Pluhar completes his work on Kant’s three Critiques, an accomplishment unique among English language translators of Kant. The central issue for Aristotle is the question of character or personality — what does it take for an individual human being to be a good person? The basic principle of morality instructs us to bring about the greatest happiness we can for the greatest number of people.

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Against Ecological Sovereignty: Ethics, Biopolitics, and

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These include the justice of national and global economic arrangements, such as taxation, fiscal, labour and property law, and financial and trading regimes. On Aquinas’s view, a law is “a rule or measure of human acts, whereby a person is induced to act or is restrained from acting” (ST IaIIae 90.1). Increasingly it seems students have been left to think along the lines “Existentialists are people who think because God is dead, Hell is other people — so kill an Arab if you want.” The confusion I hear in discussions is comical and disheartening.

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Meditations

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Haidt also hypothesizes that the origin of this division in the United States can be traced to geohistorical factors, with conservatism strongest in closely knit, ethnically homogenous communities, in contrast to port -cities, where the cultural mix is greater, thus requiring more liberalism. He is reported in the classical sources to have written a commentary on 'parts' of the Nicomachean Ethics, translated into Arabic by Ishaq ibn Hunayn.

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Types of Ethical Theory Volume 1

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Morals are more like beliefs than principles, based on teachings and often guided by societal or religiously driven standards. It uses student artwork and writing to explore the children's creativity as well as promote discussions about values. A MAXIM is a subjective principle of action, and must be distinguished from the objective principle, namely, practical law. Such an attitude would be hopeful in this at any rate: it seems to have in it some Socratic doubt where, from having to fall back on such expedients, it should be clear that Socratic doubt is good; in fact rather generally it must be good for anyone to think "Perhaps in some way I can't see, I may be on a bad path, perhaps I am hopelessly wrong in some essential way".‑-The search for "norms" might lead someone to look for laws of nature, as if the universe were a legislator; but in the present day this is not likely to lead to good results; it might lead one to eat the weaker according to the laws of nature, but would hardly lead anyone nowadays to notions of justice the pre‑Socratic feeling about justice as comparable to the balance or harmony which kept things going is very remote to us.

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Ethics For Children: A Guide for Teachers and Parents

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For example: Most Americans believe that racism is wrong. As Michael Palmer puts it: "Egoism maintains that each person ought to act to maximise his or her own long-term good or well-being. Autonomy then is the basis of the dignity of human and of every rational nature. Other religions spanning pantheistic to nontheistic tend to be less absolute. Moreover the judgments passed on matters religious and moral depend essentially on the inclinations, interests, and character of the person judgng, while these latter are constantly varying.

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Logos of Phenomenology and Phenomenology of The Logos. Book

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I will be considerate of the environment. The philosophy of ordinary language reveals that moral reflection is indeed individual and that evaluations of action and character take place on the basis of clearly and logically delineated criteria. Relativists argue that moral truths may change from time to time and from place to place. In this sense, then, character education exactly parallels practical education in those subjects, such as reading and writing, needed to live a full, productive, and satisfying life.

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Hobbes and the Law of Nature

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It is a category of rights that suffers from the same uncertainties and possibly the same abuses as anything that is based on estimations of needs and abilities. There is a tradition of speaking of an objective order, such as "natural law." Utilitarianism says an act is good if it produces a good result. The curse of free will was of particular interest to the theological and Christian existentialists. If you have a good outline, the rest of the writing process will go much more smoothly.

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The Works Of Jeremy Bentham...

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But the idea that law or morality can represent any absolute good is absurd; the war of the wills still rages. "To talk of intrinsic right and intrinsic wrong is absolutely nonsensical....life is essentially (that is, in its cardinal function) something which functions by injuring, oppressing, exploiting, and annihilating, and is absolutely inconceivable without such a character" (II, 11). A rational being must always regard himself as giving laws either as member or as sovereign in a kingdom of ends which is rendered possible by the freedom of will.

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