A Framework for Thinking Ethically

A framework for thinking ethically

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Unformatted text preview: A
Framework
for
Thinking
Ethically
 http://www.scu.edu/ethics/practicing/decision/framework.html
 
 This
document
is
designed
as
an
introduction
to
thinking
ethically.
We
all
have
an
image
of
our
better
 selves‐of
how
we
are
when
we
act
ethically
or
are
"at
our
best."
We
probably
also
have
an
image
of
what
 an
ethical
community,
an
ethical
business,
an
ethical
government,
or
an
ethical
society
should
be.
Ethics
 really
has
to
do
with
all
these
levels‐acting
ethically
as
individuals,
creating
ethical
organizations
and
 governments,
and
making
our
society
as
a
whole
ethical
in
the
way
it
treats
everyone.
 
 What
is
Ethics?
 
 Simply
stated,
ethics
refers
to
standards
of
behavior
that
tell
us
how
human
beings
ought
to
act
in
the
 many
situations
in...
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This note was uploaded on 07/20/2010 for the course SOC 308 taught by Professor Kurtz during the Summer '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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