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    This paper was written during the final exam for an ethics class‚ from memory. As such‚ there are no referances‚ but it still makes for a pretty good outline for a paper on utilitarian and Kantian ethical theories. With so many varying views on morals and ethics‚ trying to use reason in ethics without resorting to emotional judgments is difficult. The first stop to overcoming this obstacle is to begin by studying ethical theories. Once a good grasp of the theories has been established

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    Kantian and Utilitarian Theories Kantian and Utilitarian Theories Applying philosophical concepts to social issues can test the relevance of philosophy in contemporary society. Such application may also help to resolve present-day social issues‚ as philosophy can draw light on moral concerns. In this paper‚ the Kantian and Utilitarian moral theories are applied to the Nestle advertising controversy which began in 1970‚ and which lingers

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    others‚ and in that way it completes the goal of the Utilitarian. However‚ as soon as one of your virtues got in the way of you or someone else receiving the most possible pleasure from an action‚ it would interfere with the Utilitarian way of thinking. 3. A. Unlike Kantian ethics‚ the ethics of care focus on personal dependence and relationships. This theory recognizes that people are interdependent‚ and as such should take care of one another. Kantian ethics however‚ is based on the motives behind the

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    Kantian Ethics It is clear from the case study that Alistair knows the contract is unorthodox. The problem he faces is whether he should overlook the bribe or report it to the board. The board of directors expects Alistair to tell the truth and report the bribe because of: his position as Chief Legal Officer‚ the board has a very strong ethics policy and they are wary of unethical activities. Immanual Kant theorised that moral rules are based on reason‚ in other words the ability to think and form

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    John Q

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    John Q’ – Grade 11 Law Reflection Question: Law vs. Morality Plot Summary: John Quincy Archibald’s son Michael collapses while playing baseball as a result of a heart failure. Immediately‚ John Q rushes Michael to the emergency room for a transplant. Unfortunately‚ the insurance would not cover his son’s transplant. So in order for Michael’s quick and complete recovery‚ John takes the emergency room hostage until the doctors agree to get the transplant successfully. Reflection Question:

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    John Q is an emotionally-packed movie that surrounds the unfortunate medical circumstances of John‚ played by Denzel Washington‚ and his son. The purpose of the film was to raise the many issues surrounding poor health care in the United States‚ and even less empathy from hospital administration and insurance companies. After John’s son collapses at a baseball game‚ the doctors diagnose him as having a heart that is too large for his body and declare that he must receive an immediate transplant

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    John Q

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    paper Of the film “John Q” Student name : Hung Chiu Man Student ID : 14087861D After watching “John Q”‚ I have found a number of sociological concepts that are closely related to the movie and they are illustrated below. The first concept is social stratification. John Q and his family is classified as the under class of the society‚ as John Q’s family faced financial difficulty in paying their rent and their car was taken away at the beginning of the movie. John Q had worked in the

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    Business Ethics John Q December 2‚ 2012 Hannah Blumhardt The movie‚ John Q‚ tells the story of a man who is put to the test to save his ten-year old son. John Q Archibald is the father of Michael‚ a young‚ athletic‚ seemingly healthy boy. During Michael’s baseball game one afternoon however‚ he suddenly collapses due to heart failure. After being rushed the Emergency Room the Archibald’s are informed of the worst. Dr. Raymond Turner approaches John and his wife‚ Denise‚ with the news that

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    The New Line Cinema Presentation of John Q. directed by Nick Cassavetes has a powerful story line that has an array of emotions and conflicts that reflect society. Some of the characters in this movie convey many feelings yet the predominant one shown here is greed and it is seen in many forms. This story is based upon a lower class man who was dedicated to his son who currently is fighting a heart aliment. The situation took a turn for the worse when John and his wife could not supply the sufficient

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    objective of this paper is to highlight the concept of affirmative action in the workplace‚ and explain why one person of gender or race would be hired over another more qualified for the position just to fulfill hiring requirements‚ while using Kantian and Utilitarian ethical theories to justify each side of the issue. Affirmative action policies can be described as any policies that attempt to actively dismantle institutionalized or informal cultural norms and systems of inscriptive group-based disadvantages

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