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Deontological Ethics

Deontological Ethics in Location-based Social Media There are so many location aware applications on my “smart” phone; I do not know how I could have lived without these features. There are applications that tell me where is the closes gym that I am a member of. There are applications that give me information on the weather of the current city. There are even applications that will locate the closest “driver” to taxi me wherever I want to go. And of course, all these can be shared on facebook...

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The Housing Allowance - Business Ethics

THE HOUSING ALLOWANCE Wilson Mutambara grew up in the slums of Rambia and through hard work and talent he was given the opportunity to study and receive his MBA in the united states. After three years of working at a cellular telephone service company, NewComm, he received the opportunity to go back to Rambia when NewComm decided to expand. All the employees at the NewComm offices in Rambia were set to receive $2,000 monthly for housing needs to insure that its employees live in a safe and...

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Categorical Imperatives

Ethics Essay – Kant Explain Kant’s reasons for using the categorical imperatives. (25 marks) Kant’s moral philosophy is deontological; it rests on the notion of duty or obligation from the Greek word ‘Deon’. The argument is that we should conduct our affairs out of strict duty to the moral law. Kant wrote three major works on moral philosophy: Fundamental principles of the metaphysics of moral, Critique of practical reason and the metaphysics of morals. Kant formulated the categorical imperative...

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Ethics lo1 1.1background and development of theoretical ethical approaches Deontological Theory The deontological theory state that the consequences or outcomes of actions are not important, what actually matter is that the actions are morally justified. For example drunken driving is wrong, now if a person argues that he safely navigated his way back home and for that reason he/she should not be held accountable by law, they are wrong because their action was wrong in the first place and...

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Ethical View on Wikileaks

hands with Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal to disallow payment transactions to WikiLeakes. After reading the case, I concluded each organization fell into separate categorical views, and WikiLeaks using Utilitarian reasoning and Bank of America using Deontological theories. Let’s further explore the two types of views that could be debated. First, the Utilitarianism or known as the Consequentialist theory is an approach to moral decision making that is based off the consequences of an action. For example...

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Rob Lebow's Case

attempts to acquire the huge contract offered by Microsoft. There are laws that clearly protect information for a period of time whereby a company would be able to regain huge sums of money invested into research and development. According to the deontological theories the action of the advertising agency would be deemed wrong simply because of the nature of the action and the principles of honesty and integrity and not based on the benefits greed and deceitful actions. On the other hand if Microsoft...

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Normative Ethics: Utilitarianism and Deontological

from the hard working class men and women. In order to find an answer to this analysis, I would first have to identify the normative ethics that deals with the utilitarian and deontological implications as to why should the top executives of the major banks that received bail-out money are allowed to receive large bonuses? What Are Normative Ethics? Normative ethics is basically moral decisions made by individuals based on the consequences of how it may affect others, or what is instilled in moral...

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purposes, salient features, components, merit and demerit of the law. 2. Do you agree with Constantino belief that there is moral bankruptcy in Philippines Public ethics and morality. Justify your answer by discussing the concept of Public ethics, Morality, Responsibility and Accountability in the light of each concepts definition, elements, dimensions, strategies and purposes. Moral bankruptcy the state a person reaches when he trades away or violates...

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Kant Deontological Theory

rewarded in the next life. Deontological Ethics. Kant Deontological theory of ethics it is linked to moral law of ethics, especially that branch dealing with duty, moral obligation, and right action. Origin: 1820–30; Greek deont- that which is binding (stem of déo) (Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter.) The word deontology comes from the Greek word meaning duty (deon) and science (or study) of (logos). In moral philosophy, deontological ethics Ethical are theories...

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even the offended learned that their time was not being used effectively and therefore had somewhat of a positive outcome. Deontology In the study of deontology, we use Kant and Foot’s philosophical views. Deontology can be considered duty-based ethics, and reason alone should be used when finding the moral duty this concerns and reason in turn will cause a respect for rationality. Kant believed that morally you should act so that the maxim of your actions can and should be considered a universal...

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