Ethical Theories Chart

Topics: Ethics, Business ethics, Virtue Pages: 2 (288 words) Published: August 8, 2010
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Student Name: Carlos Durand MarcanoFacilitator: Prof. Antonio Dávila

|Ethical Theory |Comparison of Ethical Theories | | | | | | | |Utilitarianism Ethics |Deontological Ethics |Virtue Ethics | | | |Definition | | | | | |The choice that yields the greatest |States that people should adhere to their |Emphasizes the virtues, or moral | | |benefit to the most people is the |obligations and duties when analyzing an |character, in contrast with deontology and| | |choice that is ethically correct. |ethical dilemma. |consequentialism | |Ethical thinker | | | | |associated with |Jeremy Bentham |Immanuel Kant |Aristotle | |theory |and John Stuart | | | |Decision-making | | | | |process |Which option will produce the most |Which option...

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|Richard T. De George. (2006). Business Ethics. Retrieved from Richard T. De George, MGT 216 website. |
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|Rainbow, C. (2002). Descriptions of Ethical Theories and Principles. Davidson College. Retrieved from |
|http://www.bio.davidson.edu/people/kabernd/Indep/carainbow/Theories.htm |
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