Modern ethical theories

by James V. McGlynn

Publisher: Bruce Pub. Co. in Milwaukee

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Statementby James V. McGlynn and Jules J. Toner.
SeriesImpact books
ContributionsToner, Jules J. joint author
LC ClassificationsBJ301 .M17
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p.
Number of Pages167
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Open LibraryOL5851273M
LC Control Number62011416

There are four major ethical theories: deontology (or duty), utilitarianism, rights, and virtue. Each one of these theories looks at our ethical behavior in different ways. Deontology. The theory of deontology states that when we have to make ethical decisions, our first thoughts are on our duties and obligations. Many modern ethical theories are schizophrenic, allowing a split between value and motivation. These theories do not make room for goods in which motivation and value must come together, such as love and friendship. This paper argues that, since the emotions do not allow for this schizophrenia, their place within virtue ethics allows that tradition to provide an important corrective to. Deontological ethical theories, in contrast, maintain that whether an action is right or wrong is for the most part independent of whether its consequences are good or bad. From the deontologist perspective, there are several distinct moral rules or duties (e.g., “not to kill or .   Applying Ethical Theories to Workplace Issues. Harun | February 5, Question Discussion 1. The purpose of this discussion is to give you the opportunity to apply ethical theories to the complex issue of ageism in the workplace, particularly in the area of employment. In the modern workplace, there appear to be the following three key issues.

Ethical Theories. As mentioned previously, Rae suggests that ethics are a process that is both an art and a science. There are generally three philosophical approaches, or what may be considered the science, to ethical reasoning. Steven M. Cahn and Peter Markie Paperback October The most comprehensive ethics anthology, essentially three books in one volume: history of ethics, modern ethical theory, and contemporary moral issues.  Project Part 1 An Introduction to Ethical Theories ITT Technical Institute, Hanover MD Mathew Leetch HU Ethics J An Introduction to Ethical Theories Abstract This paper is going to discuss Ethics and Ethical Theories. It will include an introduction to ethical .

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Modern Ethical Theories Philosophically Egoism theory purports that one’s self is or should be the motivation and reasons of our own actions. This theory has two variations, descriptive or normative variation and altruism variation. Ethical Dilemmas Associated With Corporate Bribery ABSTRACT In today’s business world, bribery has become an everyday problem.

Some people consider it to be a fair business tactic, others consider it to be an unethical act. This paper focuses on a particular bribery case and uses three different ethical theories, Utilitarianism, Kant, and virtue ethics to determine whether or not bribery is.

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McGlynn, Jules J. Toner. "The Schizophrenia of Modern Ethical Theories" is a paper in ethics by Michael Stocker published in The Journal of Philosophy. Overview. The central claim of the paper is that some modern ethical theories fail to account for motive in their theories, producing a sort of schizophrenia because the agent is unable to use his reasons or motives as a basis for his actions.

The discussion of how the ethical theories covered in Part I apply to the moral issues and dilemmas posed by Euthanasia, Sexual Ethics, Stealing, Simulated Killing, Lying, and Animal Rights is quite good. These chapters provide the reader with a general sense of how these theories deal with the central issues that define these topics/5(4).

Contemporary ethical theories. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Contemporary ethical : $ OCLC Number: Description: pages 23 cm: Contents: Ethical facts and ethical systmes --Moral-sense ethics --Ethical formalism: Immanuel Kant --Utilitarian ethics --Naturalistic ethics --Analytical philosophy and ethics --Existentialism and situation ethics --Psychoanalysis and ethics --Morality and Title: Impact books (Downers Grove, Ill.).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Binkley, Luther John, Contemporary ethical theories. New York, Philosophical Library [] (OCoLC)   When Elizabeth Anscombe wrote “Modern Moral Philosophy” inshe opened the doors to a new way of looking at ethical foundations.

Since then a burgeoning field of “virtue ethics” has emerged, seeking a way out of the unsatisfactory categories of deontology, utilitarianism, and social compact theories of right.

SLIDE 3 – FORMS OF ETHICAL THEORIES For individuals, the ethical theory they employ for decision making guidance emphasizes aspects of an ethical dilemma important to them and leads them to the most ethically correct resolution according to the guidelines within the ethical theory itself.

Four broad categories of ethical theory include File Size: KB. Modern and Classical Ethical Theories. Everyone has and uses a philosophy. The lens through which they see the world, it colors every perception, biases every alleged “outrage.” People use philosophy to analyze potential knowledge and make all morally significant decisions.

Sadly, few people can even correctly identify their own political. Modern Ethical Theories Both Elizabeth Anscombe and Alasdair MacIntyre believed that modern ethical studies have lost their ways.

ought to be jettisoned.” InMacIntyre wrote a book titled ‘After Virtue’ in which he traces he history of ‘Virtue Ethics’ and attempts to establish a system of the ethical theory appropriate. a utilitarian ethical theory, arising from conceptual difficulties in the alternative theory; but that is a different matter, unrelated to the psychological theory of benevolence.

RICHARD B. BRANDT The University of Michigan THE SCHIZOPHRENIA OF MODERN ETHICAL THEORIES * M ODERN ethical theories, with perhaps a few honorable. Theories of Ethics Thomas Lombardo Within human history and continuing into present times, we find many theories of ethics and the good.

Such theories arise in religion, spiritual traditions, philosophy, social-political-historical systems, literature and the humanities, social and File Size: KB. Modern virtue ethics is a relatively young movement in the modern academic world. So it hasn’t been explored, labeled and categorized to the degree that consequentialism and deontology have.

Objectivist Ethical Egoism. Objectivist Ethical Egoism (OEE) holds that human life is the abstract standard of value in morality.

Contemporary Ethical Theory, Fall —syllabus p. 3 and then click on ‘Connect to electronic text. -- (Source: NetLibrary)’. You should not regard this as a substitute for buying the book, but it may be a useful resource sometime when you want to check something in the book but don’t have your own copy of the book handy.

Ethical theory serves as the foundation for ethical solutions to the difficult situations people encounter in life. In fact, for centuries, philosophers have come up with theoretical ways of telling right from wrong and for giving guidelines about how to live and act ethically.

Here are a few ethical theories to whet your appetite: Virtue [ ]. Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct.

The field of ethics, along with aesthetics, concerns matters of value, and thus comprises the branch of philosophy called axiology. Ethics seeks to resolve questions of human morality by defining concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong. A Modern Theory of Ethics by W. Olaf Stapledon.

This edition was created and published by Global Grey I have chosen to examinecertain modern ethical theories (which themselves seek to embody what is best in ancient Certainly this book is the worse for lack of his continued help. Ethical Theories book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This anthology features essays written by outstanding and represent 4/5. Ethical Theories. Ethical Theories Business Legal Environment Aug The purpose of this paper is to discuss Ethical theories and their foundations from this week’s reading material.

One is to describe the theories, discuss plus add one more that is not in the understand l theories one needs to know understand that a theory is based on observation or testing, there is. Ethical theories Two types of ethical theories (i) Teleological theories Value based theories = An act is morally right if it promotes the good or what has value.

(a) Consequentialism (and utilitarianism) Whether an act is morally right depends solely on consequences or the goodness of. The first half of this book concentrates on ethical theory, and is rather dry. The second half deals with social issues, such as economic justice, animal rights, and abortion.

There are many parts in the latter part of the book that are overwhelmingly biased against conservatives/5. introduction to ethical theories Download introduction to ethical theories or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get introduction to ethical theories book now.

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2nd Edition, Mcgraw-Hill Book Company, New York. Health Care Ethics Principles and Problems Jan Ancient ethical theories, based on the notions of virtue and happiness, have struck many as an attractive alternative to modern theories.

But we cannot find out whether this is true until we understand ancient ethics--and to do this we need to examine the basic structure of ancient ethical theory, not just the details of one or two theories.

In this book, Annas brings together the results of a /5(3). Emotions. How Emotions Reveal Value and Help Cure the Schizophrenia of Modern Ethical Theories. Michael Stocker - - In Roger Crisp (ed.), How Should. The paper “ The Schizophrenia of Modern Ethical Theories by Michael Stocker“ is a thrilling variant on an article on philosophy.

Michael Stocker has bought a charge against the ethical theories in the paper “ The Schizophrenia of Modern Ethical Theories”. The implications of Oxford ethical theories for natural law will be discussed in some detail below.

This initial and summary statement is intended to illustrate how crucially ethical jurisprudence is affected by disputes at the level of ethical theory. If normative ethics is Cited by: 3.

Those theories have been more influential on leaders of the 20th century than actual leadership theories. But we would be remiss if we didn't at least spend some time on modern leadership theories in the hopes that we might find something useful for your personal framework of leadership.

As you know, that's what this course is about. Combining theory and issues with text and readings, this ethics text begins with coverage of ethical theory, utilitarianism, Kant's moral theory, natural law, and virtue ethics. It then goes on to discuss contemporary ethical issues ranging from personal ones, such as sexual morality and euthanasia, to matters of public policy, such as legal punishment, and international concerns, such as war 4/5(4).The nature and justification of basic ethical concepts in the light of the chief ethical theories of 20th-century British and American philosophers.

Consent of instructor required. One course / 3 units.Keywords: Ethics, ethical theories, Islam, al-Quran, al-Sunnah The word “ethics” orig inates from the Greek word “ethos”, which m eans “character, spirit and attitude of a group of.