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Unformatted text preview: http://www.worldsbest.in/2011/01/double-meaning-photos.html Where the guidelines come from: The dead guys! Aristotle Golden Mean Kant Categorical Imperatives Mill Utilitarianism Ross Competing Duties Communitarianism (Etzioni, et al.) big picture Aristotle: The deadest guy Importance of role model Golden Mean between 2 extremes Action may not be the same for everyone Virtue ethics - Found by Practical reasoning (know what youre doing) Applying/acting on high standards Emerges from strong character traits Doin the Golden Mean Vice of deficiency Virtue Vice of excess Assertiveness Honesty Cooperation Respect Fairness Gratitude Trust In Deni Elliott, Ethical Challenges , 2009, p. 7 Can you be too honest? Is it OK to lie sometimes? I have never lied I have lied to spare someones feelings I have lied about my age I have lied about why I didnt go to work National survey sez I have lied to spare someones feelings 65% I have lied about my age 33% I have lied about why I didnt go to work 33% And the best I have never lied 39% !?!??! Pros and cons? Kant the rules guy In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so. Immanuel Kant, Prussian geographer and philosopher (1724-1804) Kant The rules guy...
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