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    Normative ethics

    What is normative ethics? What is meta-ethics? I answer these questions and provide an overview of the major normative theories in contemporary philosophical ethics.

    Business and Media Ethics are portrayed.

    The cost of living in Alderdale, California, has gone up 10 percent during the year, and Steve's union has been negotiating with the management of the plant where he works for a 15 percent raise to cover the present cost of living plus an additional expected increase. The plant, however, has not had a good year, and management a


    Richard is a 67-year-old man with terminal cancer. He has just had a lover scan and been told to visit his doctor, an oncologist (that is, a cancer specialist whose work focuses on tumors), and get the results. When Richard arrives, the doctor says that there has been no change in his condition, which is, nevertheless, not goo

    Morality and adultery issues are studied

    Eric, 45, is married to Joanne, 43, and they have three teenage children. Generally speaking, they have a pretty good marriage, except for their sex life. although they both know it is poor, they don't dicuss it very often. Over a period of several months Joanne notices a change in Eric, and finally asks him if there's anythi

    Lying is examined.

    Jesusita, 80 years old and with a bad heart, is living in a convalescent hospital where she is visited regularly by her 50-year-old son, along with other members of the family. Her son dies suddenly one night of a heart attack. The remaining members of the family feel that she shouldn't be told of this because of her own weak


    Mary, 38, is married and has three children, ages 10, 15, and 18. Her husband manages a service station, and Mary has been working part-time as a bank teller. They are having a difficult time financially because their 18-year-old has just started college and they bought a new house a year ago. Although Mary was using a contra

    Philosophers of the Hellenistic and Christian Eras

    Write a 500-700-word response describing Christianity's impact on philosophy. Include the following topics in your response: ? the rise of Christianity in philosophy ? key contributors to Christianity's impact on philosophy ? principle Christianized philosophical issues

    Allowing someone to die, mercy death, and mercy killing, Euthanasia

    A 24-year-old man named Robert who has a wife and child is paralyzed from the neck down in a motorcycle accident. He has always been very active and hates the idea of being paralyzed. He also is in a great deal of pain, an he has asked his doctors and other members of his family to "put him out of his misery." After several d

    Basic Priniciples

    To what extent do you believe that the United States as a nation follows the five basic principles? Does it follow any other priniciples? Does the addition of these other principles (if there are others) constitute an improvement upon Humanitarian Ethics? Why or why not? Answer all parts of this question in detail. The Va

    Relative or Absolute

    Under the moral system espoused by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party, property was stolen and destroyed; countries were invaded, looted, and pillaged; and millions of innocent people were raped, mutilated, experimented upon, tortured, and murdered. Discuss the extent to which you feel such a system is moral or immoral, basing your

    Nonconsequentialist Theory and Moral Absolutes

    The rule nonconsequentialist theories essentially state that there are certain moral absolutes that should never be violated (for example, rules against killing, mutilating, stealing, and breaking promises.) To what extent do you agree or disagree with this idea? Are there certain dos and don'ts to which human beings should al

    Human Beings Morals

    To what extent do you feel that human beings need rules in order to be moral, and to what extent do you feel t hey should be free to adapt their behavior to different situations? Be specific, giving examples and illustrations.


    Critically examine any ethical system or code (for example, a religious code, or a code or system used in business or any of the professions) and show how each of the dos and don'ts of this code apply to the various aspects of morality. Lets look at the 10 Commandments.

    Kant's theories are studied.

    I have three questions: 1. Morality of an action is determined by the motives of duty. 2. Morality based on Good Will (unqualifiably good). 3. Rationality lead to unqualifiably good.

    Major Concepts in Kant's ethics

    Good and right are based on reason. Reason does not get happiness, reason it is only way for survival, it is functional instinct. Good Will-unqualifiably good. How reason reates to ethics? What does it mean? Please explain it for me using some examples from our life. Thank you.

    Bioethics in Healthcare

    1. Compare and contrast Egalitarian theory, Utilitarian theory and Libertarian theory in the distribution of resources. 2. The President's Commission states that, "Society has a moral obligation to ensure everyone has access to adequate health care without being subjected to excessive burden. 'What philosophical principle(s)

    Menninger's "Therapy, not Punishment"

    I present and analyze Karl Menninger's well known argument that the system of criminal punishment ought to be replaced with a rehabilitative therapeutic system.

    Kant Vs Mill, what is right and what is good?

    I'm writing an essay on kant vs mill with the question asking on how they would respond the the quote "is it better to be good or to do good?" I was thinking that Kant is to do and mill is to be. I want to know if you could give me your opinion and help be build a thesis. I'm thinking once i get that i can back it up with

    True or False

    Please see if those questions are clear and easy to understand and try to answer them let me know if they are good enough for university students first year. --- 1. T or F One of Marx's main contributions to the history of ideas is his theory that the economic substructure is capable of creating cultural concepts inherent i


    1. Distinguish between the four class of euthanasia 2. Should active euthanasia be permitted to spare the patient and family of their suffering when death is inevitable? How about when the patient is a minor should the parent be given this permission without patient consent?

    Introduction to the theory of Punishment

    I outline and explain the philosophical problems relating to punishment, and the main normative approaches toward providing a justification for this social and legal practice.


    Could you please help me with these questions? 1. What do you consider to be the main problem (s) associated with physician assisted suicide? How does the Hippocratic Oath fit in? 2. How does the 14th Amendment relate to suicide? 3. Is there a right to die? Explain and defend.

    10 Questions

    1. Empiricism holds: a) Knowledge is gradual awareness of concepts inherent in the mind. b) Innate ideas exist. c) Beliefs are verified by checking them against sense experience. d) None of the above. 2. Rationalist theories of knowledge generally claim: a) There are no innate ideas. b) The mind is a blank slate waiting

    10 Questions

    1. Empiricism holds: a) Knowledge is gradual awareness of concepts inherent in the mind. b) Innate ideas exist. c) Beliefs are verified by checking them against sense experience. d) None of the above. 2. Rationalist theories of knowledge generally claim: a) There are no innate ideas. b) The mind is a blank slate waiting