Chapter 1 Assignment - the Golden Rule Do unto others as...

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Chapter 1 Assignment Shoplifter - What would you do? There are different ethical theories as explained in this chapter (beginning on page 6). Decisions you make are often based on one of these theories. Read about the different theories and then read question 5 on page 15 concerning the shoplifter. Explain what you would do in that situation. Do you see your answer reflected in any of these theories? Worth 10 points. The man is obviously stealing and should be punished for his actions. The most appropriate action would be to inform a store manager or employee that you witnessed the young man stick the watch in his pocket. As a parent I would tell my kids that this falls under
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Unformatted text preview: the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you, or treat others as you would like to be treated. I am sure this shopliFter would not want someone stealing From them and would cry wolF iF it happened to them. Virtue Ethics is an individual character and integrity established by a concept oF living your liFe according to a commitment to the achievement oF a clear ideal (what sort oF person would you like to become, and how do you go about becoming that person). This shopliFter character and integrity says it all. The person they chose to become is not one oF integrity or character and will achieve nothing oF value in liFe....
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