Applying moral theories by C. E. Harris

Cover of: Applying moral theories | C. E. Harris

Published by Wadsworth/Thomson Learning in Belmont, CA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ethics.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementC.E. Harris, Jr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .H318 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3941041M
ISBN 100534505902
LC Control Number2001017937
OCLC/WorldCa46472034

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Examining egoism, natural law, utilitarianism, respect for persons, and virtue ethics, the book offers insights into the advantages and difficulties associated with the application of each theory.

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This step-by-step process provides students with a clear method for shedding light on the most important aspects of a theory. Moral Theories --The Three Levels of a Moral Theory --Four Criteria for Evaluating a Moral Theory --Problems in Applying Moral Theories --V.

The Ethics of Self-Interest -- The Egoistic Moral Standard -- The Personal and Social Ethics of Egoism -- Applying the Ethics of Self-Interest -- Evaluating Egoism as a Moral Theory -- VI.

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the book covers only 4 major ethical theories: utilitarianism, deontology, virtue theory and natural law theory. So, it misses social /5(4).

Normative ethical theory offers different moral theories, each prescribing a set of moral rules that individuals can apply in the process of deciding whether an action is morally right or wrong in various situations (Ferrell & Gresham, ; Weber, ; Alder, Schminke, Noel, & Kuenzi, ).

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The problem with this approach is the reverse of the weaknessFile Size: 32KB. A theory is a structured set of statements used to explain (or predict) a set of facts or concepts.Ý A moral theory, then, explains why a certain action is wrong -- or why we ought to act in certain ways.ÝÝ In short, it is a theory of how we determine right and wrong conduct.Ý Also, moral theories provide the framework upon which we think.

Consequentialist moral theories say that what makes an action right is its _____. Consequences Applying the moral criteria of adequacy is basically a subjective, arbitrary affair. The third feature of utilitarian theories is that utility or the common good is used as the moral crit e- rion for action.

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That definition immediately raised the question: what sort of use of reason. If reason applies to the question “How should life be lived?”, how does reason apply to it.

Application of Kant’s Ethical Theory In order to adhere to the categorical imperatives and as a result make ethical choices, one must distance oneself from their emotions.

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The purpose of this discussion is to give you the opportunity to apply ethical theories to the complex issue of ageism in the workplace, particularly in the area of employment.

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