Ethics1 - LEB Soldano v ODaniels In the Soldano v ODaniels case many ethical questions come to mind in regards to ODaniels The case presents

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LEB Soldano v. O’Daniels In the Soldano v. O’Daniels case, many ethical questions come to mind in regards to O’Daniels. The case presents O’Daniels, a man who prevented another from saving the life of Soldano, who in the end died from a gunshot wound. O’Daniels denied the request to make a phone call to notify police about the threat being held against Soldano. My analysis begins with applying a philosophical approach. I will also discuss how the “moral minimum” applies to this case. Philosophers and ethicists have a way of evaluating behavior in a reasonable and ethical way. In terms of utilitarianism, would O’Daniels have allowed the citizen to make the phone call? Promoting the “greatest good for the greatest number,” would benefit both the good citizen and Soldano (pg 962). Philosopher Immanuel Kant’s deontolgical approach would ensue in the following thought: Allowing the citizen to make the phone call would help prevent something bigger to occur than the threat
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This note was uploaded on 08/18/2011 for the course LEB 323 taught by Professor Baker during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Ethics1 - LEB Soldano v ODaniels In the Soldano v ODaniels case many ethical questions come to mind in regards to ODaniels The case presents

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