2.1 2011Defining and Discussing Ethical Issues

2.1 2011Defining - Discussing Ethical Issues in AnS 211 M.D.Kenealy What is Ethics Study relating to moral action motive or characteralso relating

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Discussing Ethical Issues in AnS 211 M.D.Kenealy 1/17/12
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What is “Ethics” ? Study relating to moral action, motive, or character…also relating to ideals, feelings, duty, and conduct
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How do we employ the study of ethics in AnS 211 ? a peaceful method of resolving conflicts concerned with constructing and appraising arguments not what is ‘ customary or legal or biblical ’, but what is objectively right and rationally justifiable
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What major ethical issues are in today’s headlines? should the US be involved in the war in Afghanistan? should same-sex marriage be legal? should we allow elective abortion? should we do stem cell research? should we have cage/pen systems for livestock production? etc.
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What ethical issues have you faced or would you predict to be a problem in college? writing your room-mate’s English theme? selling your AnS114 notes? letting your room-mate drink and drive? this one is interesting because drinking and driving is a legal issue for your room-mate, but your ‘allowing’ the activity is an ethical issue
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Why do we talk about ethics in AnS classes? Ethical vs science issues:
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2.1 2011Defining - Discussing Ethical Issues in AnS 211 M.D.Kenealy What is Ethics Study relating to moral action motive or characteralso relating

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