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    Whistle-Blowing: Justification

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    In three hundred words and reference required, discuss the following. Davis provides two distinct theories of morally justified whistle-blowing. Which theory do you find more convincing? Why? Appeal to moral theories to support your position.

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    The two theories of Davis are the Standard theory and the Complicity theory. I find the complicity theory more convincing. According to this theory whistle blowing is morally required to reveal what the person knows to the public when what is revealed is derived from work, the person is a voluntary member of the organization, the organization is engaged in serious moral wrongdoing, the work of the person will contribute to the wrong, and these beliefs are justified/true. I find the complicity theory more convening because it is based on morality. In contrast the standard theory says that whistle-blowing ...

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    This solution of 379 words explains the two theories of morally justifiable whistle blowing. The sources used are also included in the solution.