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Unformatted text preview: 6 pilars of individual character o Trustworthy o Responsible o Fairness o Caring o Respect o Citizenship Values o The underlining broad beliefs and attitudes that help determine individual behavior; very enduring; vary from one person to next Terminal value: preferences about desired end states Instrumental value: preferences regarding means to desired end Universalism o Ethical standards apply absolutely across all cultures; if its not okay in home, its not okay else where o Ethical imperialism: critics of universalism; an attempt to empose ones ethical standards on other cultures Utilitarian (John Stuart Mill) o Ethical behavior delivers the greatest good to the most people (John Stuart Mill) Individualism o Ethical behavior advances long term self interest; for example, lying, stealing and murder would not be good in long term self interest if everyone did it Justice (Kant, Emanual) o Ethical decisions to treat people fairly and impartially, according to legal rules and standards...
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course AC 100 taught by Professor Strickland during the Spring '11 term at Alabama.
- Spring '11