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Module 3: Ethical Theories (part 3)Throughout the 3 SWAY presentations in this module, we will cover each of these theories:Part 1-Divine Command Theory (Religion)-The Healthy Soul (Socrates and Plato)-Virtue Ethics (Aristotle)Part 2-Deontology (Immanuel Kant)-Teleology (John Stuart Mill)Part 3-Enlightened Self-interest (Thomas Hobbes)-Contractarianism (John Rawls)
-Feminist EthicsIn this presentation (part 3) we will learn about social contract theories. We will look at Enlightened Self-Interest which was predominately discussed by Thomas Hobbes and we will look at Contractarianismwhich is a theory developed by John Rawls.Based on the concept of a social contract, may be an unstated but understood agreement.Between people that abide by societal rules to ensure everyone lives in harmony.Both of these theories refer to theoretical contracts, there isnt actually a signed contract byanyone.We will also look at Feminist Ethics and ethics of care.
Enlightened Self-InterestEnlightened Self-InterestAccording to Thomas Hobbes:The natural condition of humans is constant conflict. We must impose moral and legalstructures upon ourselves in order to live together.

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