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Ethics & Morals

Humans and Animals are featured.

1. Is it morally preferable to be vegetarian than to eat meat, poultry, and eggs produced in factory farms? Do conditions in those farms impose a moral duty to adopt a vegetarian diet? Why or why not? 2. Are there any reasons why humans' interests should count more than the interests of non-human animals? If so, can we conclu

Ethics applied to Life

I would like to know the importance of "Ethics applid to life," what can we learn from it, what are its values, etc. Please post five paragraphs that relate to this topic.

What is conscience?

This posting outlines the key elements involved in the notion of 'consience'.

Affirmative Action Policies

Do you agree that all affirmative action policies create unjust reverse discrimination? If not, which specific forms of affirmative action do you think escape this charge, and why do you think this?

Discrimination in Society

Is it true that racial and sexual discrimination continues in contemporary society? If so, in what forms does this discrimination exist and how significant an impact does it have on those who are discriminated against? For instance, How, if at all, does contemporary racism or sexism affect the ability of women and minorities to

System of Inquiry

I need some assistance on how to structure a code of ethics system of inquiry for the Society of Professional Journalists. Their code of ethics for the Society of Professional Journalists is attached. For you information, the assignment is attached: Develop a system of inquiry to be used in evaluating decision-making, p

What is ethical intuitionism?

Understanding ethical intutionism is complicated by the fact that the term has been used to refer to quite different philosophical theses. This posting outlines the key concepts involved and their relation to one another.

Hobbes & Hume

In studying for my final essay exam, I am realizing there are a few things about some of the philosophers that I do not completely understand. One of the things I need to know about is how to compare and contrast the ethics of Hobbes and Hume. What are the basic psychological feelings (according to the two of them) that motivate

Ethical Advertising

In the news, there is periodically a report of a recall on a children's toy, baby furniture, or tires. Research a recalled product. Explain the level of expectation the consumer has when purchasing a product like the one researched. As a critical consumer, what are your expectations for ethical advertising? What are

Journalistic Integrity

Identify a definition of journalistic integrity. Examine policy guidelines for journalistic integrity utilizing the internet. Draft a policy guideline that you believe is important for practitioners in this field. I need a Power Point presentation with 10 slides and 3 outside sources. I also need notes with the slides.

Freedom of Speech: Too Much or Too Little?

Please help give a 2 minute speech in philosophy on Freedom of Speech: Too much or Too Little? Please help a basic outline, information and/or article dealing with cases and examples.

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

Marriage is examined in this case.

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

Rule nonconsequentialist theory is explained.

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


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.