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HS 4812: BIOETHICSLearning Journal Unit 1This week you have studied and researched the underlying theories and principles of bioethics.For the Learning Journal, choose which theory of bioethics most closely aligns with yourpersonal belief system. Describe the theory and why you believe it fits with your values.Bioethics is a discipline of applied ethics made up of three sub-disciplines which are animals,environmental and medical ethics (Stewart-Gordon, n.d.).With the technology developmentthere's an increase of different discoveries, bioethics helps in solving the questions and makinggood decisions on these disciplines.There are five major bioethical theories, they include deontology theory which is ethics based onduties and obligations. Utilitarianism theory is based on consequences of the actions, justice orright theory based on moral rights. Care ethics based on emotional and physical supportinterdependent, and virtue ethics based on personal traits.

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