EthicsOutline1 - Ethics Paper One Outline 4-5 pages long...

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Ethics Paper One Outline 4-5 pages long, double-spaced, typed, and include some scholarship  (references). Place footnotes, endnotes or parenthetical in-text references where you  put them; if the last option is selected, you need to add a reference list at the end of the  paper).  It is very important for you to break up the paper into sections, with subtitles, and  not to write one long stream of consciousness. You may send me drafts via e-mail  ( [email protected] ) up until a week before the due date and I will give you some  feedback that should provide you with a bit of extra guidance.  1. What is ethics? How is it evident in our lives? In your answer, give specific  examples in your life as well as from discussions of ethical claims and controversies  and briefly discuss them. What Is Ethics?
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The field of business ethics examines moral controversies relating to the social responsibilities of capitalist business practices, the moral status of corporate entities, deceptive advertising, insider trading, basic employee rights, job discrimination, affirmative action, drug testing, and whistle blowing. Issues in environmental ethics often overlaps with business and medical issues. These include the rights of animals, the morality of animal experimentation, preserving endangered species, pollution control, management of environmental resources, whether eco-systems are entitled to direct moral consideration, and our obligation to future generations.   [From the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ] In ethics, we assume that we have free will and moral standards. The  underlying assumptions are that we have a right to private property (that  should be protected by law) and that we do things based on our moral virtue  of prudence.  When we are faced with difficult decisions, we draw on resources to guide our  conduct: our character, the gradually formed tendency to do (or not do) the 
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