lec02

lec02 - Eres password Ethical rules of thumb Dont do...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 Eres password accomplished Ethical rules of thumb • Don’t do anything you wouldn’t do with your mother standing next to you. • Don’t do anything that you wouldn’t want to appear on 60 Minutes. Utilitarianism • Seeks to balance good and bad outcomes, taking into account perspectives of all involved. • Tries to maximize well being of society as a whole. • John Stuart Mill Cost-benefit analysis • BENEFITS – COSTS = DECISION • Problem: How to assign dollar values?
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
2 Duty ethics • Perform moral duties (treating others fairly, not injuring others) regardless of whether dutiful actions lead to the most optimal result. • Immanuel Kant Rights ethics • Do not violate the morals rights of others • John Locke What are the problems with • How to balance competing duties and rights? • How to account for the public good? Virtue ethics • Based on adhering to good character traits or actions.
Background image of page 2
Pragmatism • Pays attention to context in assessing facts. • Emphasizes flexibility
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 12/18/2009 for the course CS 101 taught by Professor Swiontek during the Spring '09 term at UCSB.

Page1 / 7

lec02 - Eres password Ethical rules of thumb Dont do...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online