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4.1 Class notes - universally • What is right for one is...

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National press photographer’s association code of ethics Editing should maintain the integrity of the photographic images’ content and context. Do not manipulate images or add or alter sound in any way that can mislead viewers or misrepresent subjects. What is ethics? Ethics is the branch of philosophy that deals with issues or right and wrong and with the moral consequences of human actions. Approaches The golden mean Aristotle Moderation is the best course in life One should not take extreme ethical positions The categorical imperative Immanuel Kant Ethical principles should be determined by analyzing with principles could be applied
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Unformatted text preview: universally • What is right for one is right for all, and what is right for one situation is right for all situations. The principle of utility • John Stuart mill • Ethical decisions made on the basis of what provides the greatest good for the greatest number of people. The veil of ignorance • John Rawls • Moral and ethical questions are answered by imagining that social roles were completely refashioned and redistributed, and from being your “veil or ignorance” you do not know which role you will be reassigned. What do you think should be done? The golden rule Do on to others as you would have done onto you....
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