• Immanual Kant
    Immanuel Kant and his contribution to our study of Business Ethics Immanuel Kant, a German philosopher, was born on April 22, 1724 in Konigsberg Prussia. He was the fourth child of a saddler and studied at the university in Konigsberg where he would eventually teach as a professor of logic and...
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  • Deontology
    Topic: #2 Deontology There are many theories of morality that aim to create criteria for an action’s moral value. Kantian Deontology is a one of those theories. This theory values an action, not based on the happiness or pleasure derived from it, but the will behind it. Kantian Deontologists do...
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  • psychology
    Philosophy 100 Avatar: Through the yes of Kant and Deontology There is a belief that morality considers the motives for behaving in such ways that we respect a person’s free will and never treat them as a means to our own ends. Noted philosopher Immanuel Kant stated Groundwork for the Metaphysics of...
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  • Ethic
    good and bad , right and wrong. The term is applied to any system or theory of moral values and principles . It involves systematizing , defending and recommending concepts of right and wrong . Philosophers divide ethical theories into four different categories 1. Metaethics 2. Normative ethics ...
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  • Debate terms
    Bostrom1 Continuity is as important to our commitment to the project of the future of humanity as it is to our commitment to the projects of our own personal futures.  Just as the shape of my whole life, and its connection with my present and past, have an interest that goes beyond that of any isolated...
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  • Bus4070
     WD Hitt Ethics and Leadership: Putting Theory into Practice (Bettelle Press Columbus 1990) Chapter 4, RS Pfeiffer and RP Forsberg Ethics on the Job: Cases and Strategies (Belmont Publishing California 1992) Chapter 2, JR Boatright Ethics and Conduct of Business (2nd edn Prentice Hall New Jersey...
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  • Utility
    Ethical Theories Ethical theories are based on the previously explained ethical principles. They each emphasize different aspects of an ethical dilemma and lead to the most ethically correct resolution according to the guidelines within the ethical theory itself. People usually base their individual...
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  • Utiliarianism
    I. Jim Wishloff's Article Utilitarianism Ethics Utilitarianism is a theory in normative ethics holding that the proper course of action is the one that maximizes utility, usually defined as maximizing happiness and reducing suffering. Utilitarian ethics emphasizes the consequences of our acts...
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  • Pornography is it right?
    of whether pornography is morally ethical or unethical and how society views it today. There were three key ethical theories used to related and cross-examine to see and understand the different views of pornography and how each ethical theory provides a different reasoning behind it. Whether pornography...
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  • Kant Deontological Theory
    Assignment: Kant Lecturer: Prof: Wamsley Due Date: 23 August 2013 ____________________________________________________________________ Emmanuel Kant was an influential German Philosopher. He was born in Konigsberg in Prussia to Protestant parents he lived from 1724 to 1804. Kant observed the...
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  • The Road
    with any moral guidance or structure. The views expressed in The Road truly reflect some very significant point of views by philosophers Immanuel Kant, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Soren Kierkegaard. As we watch the daily physical struggles these characters undergo, it is identifiable that there is more...
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  • Which Theory of Ethics Do You Believe to Be Most Accurate or Useful in
    this essay is to establish whether there is an ethical theory that can be successfully applied to business organisations. In order to answer this question, it is necessary first to define the major ethical theories, which are utilitarianism, deontology and virtue ethics, before determining whether there...
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  • Kant/Utilitarian Study Guide
    KANT/UTILITARIAN STUDY GUIDE – PHI 1030 Kantian Ethics Note: much of this material is found either on the lecture notes for Kant found on ConnectU course files, or in the Vaughn textbook. What time period did Kant live in (generally or specifically)? Did the thinking of his era affect his ethics...
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  • Ethical Issues
    This report is going to emphasise the theories and principles of Ethical issues in professional practice. Deontology Also known as Kantism, Deontology is the ethical study of duties, rights and obligations focusing on the rightness and wrongness of the actions and not the consequences. It is important...
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  • Ethical Dilemma
    moral dilemma based on potential harm to innocent people. By using Kohlberg’s moral development model and by examining major ethical systems, namely deontology and utilitarianism, a clear understanding of the factors influencing this type of decision-making can be gained. Specifically, utilitarianism, Kant’s...
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  • Assumptions
    Material Appendix B 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 | ...
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  • Casablanca
    Evil Capella University October, 2013 Abstract The concepts of Good and Evil can take on many forms, and the theories of what makes good or evil can be expressed in a variety of ways. Casablanca has both evil and good characters making moral decisions that affect...
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  • Ethic
    Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy 5 Hume on Approval 6 Hume on the Artificial Virtues 7 Kant for Anti-Kantians 8 Reconfiguring Utilitarianism 9 Under the Influence: A Very Personal Brief History of Late-Twentieth-Century Ethics 10 Carol Gilligan and History of Ethics Index 3 11 35 38...
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  • Management
    standards relating to rights, such as the right to life, the right to freedom from injury, and the right to privacy. 2 Norms, values and virtues  Moral values are matters/convictions that are worth striving for in general.  Moral norms are rules that prescribe what actions are required,...
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  • Ethics
    ETHICAL THEORIES - WEEK/ TOPIC 3: Dr. Ziska Fields HOMEWORK: (1 PAGE ONLY) Today the Arms Procurement Commission began public hearings into what appears to be the biggest corruption scandal in the history of South Africa. Apply the Global Business Standards Codex and explain if and how the Defense...
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