Ethical Theories Chart
Complete the chart below using information from the weekly readings and additional research if necessary. Include APA formatted in-text citations when applicable and list all references at the bottom of the page.
|Ethical Theory | | | |
| | | | |
| |Utilitarianism |Deontological |Virtue ethics |
|Definition |Utilitarianism is probably the |Deontology falls within the domain of |Virtue ethics is an approach to ethics that |
| |best known consequentialist |moral theories that guide and assess our |emphasizes the character of the moral agent,|
| |theory. According to |choices of what we ought to do (deontic |rather than rules or consequences, as the |
| |the principle of utility, an |theories), in contrast to (aretaic |key element of ethical thinking. |
| |ethical decision should maximize |[virtue] theories) that — fundamentally, | |
| |benefits to society and |at least — guide and assess what kind of | |
| |minimize harms. What matters is |person (in terms of character traits) we |... [continues]
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