Models_of_Ethical_Reasoning

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/7/11 Virtue Ethics (Aristotle, Plato) Utilitarianism (Locke, Mills) Rights (Kant) Justice (Rawls) Models of Ethical Reasoning:
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/7/11 Virtue Ethics Differing opinions as to what are appropriate virtues. Not a formal system of rules, guidelines, or principles. Drawbacks/problems: Goal should be to cultivate personality traits that produce good decisions and actions. Avoid extremes (greed, dishonesty, laziness, etc). Virtue is an end in itself, not a means to an end.
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/7/11 Utilitarianism Consider an action’s impact (costs and benefits, both tangible and intangible) on society (not just the company). Which action will produce the greatest good for the greatest number of people? Estimating intangible costs & benefits (social, psychological, environmental) is difficult and controversial.
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