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Alex Fitzgerald UF 200 1 Feb 2019 A Framework for Ethical Decision Making” by Manuel Velasquez, Dennis Moberg, Michael J. Meyer, Thomas Shanks, Margaret R. McLean, David DeCosse, Claire André, and Kirk O. Ethics is the behavior that how persons acts and the decisions they make in different situations. Ethics is not a feeling, a religion, following the law, following cultural norms or science. Five sources of ethical standards that help us determine what can be considered ethical are the Utilitarian approach, the Rights Approach, the Fairness or justice approach, the common good approach, and virtue approach. Two problems with these approaches however are not everybody may agree to the same human and civil rights and the second problem is the approaches may not answer “what is ethical?”. Methods for making good ethical decision requires a trained sensitivity to ethical issues and a practiced method for exploring the ethical aspects of a decision”. The outline for ethical decision making is first recognize an ethical issue,
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  • Winter '18
  • GARY MCCOY
  • Ethics

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