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In which situation did you find it more difficult to make a decision? Why? What are the factors and concerns that you take into account? What if’s The fat man is a close family member? One of those men in the track is your husband? How will the modification affect your decision? Did you find it difficult to find the right course of action given this particular scenario? Welcome to the world of Ethics! However, the trolley dilemma has parallelisms in real life. Think of the agony of former US preside4nt Harry Truman and his cabinet when they decided to drop the atomic bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II. It was a concrete situation wherein less people were killed in order to spare the lives of a greater number of people. And when your government send you to war, is it not, in a way, “pushing” you toward the endangerment of your own life for the sake of peace and to save more lives? Now, what is Ethics? According to Jones, Ten Bos, and Parker , “ethics” came from the Greek word ethos which means “character, habit, dwelling place.” Clarence Walton reports that Aristotle derived the term ethics from ethos which, in turn, found its source
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in ethimos which means regularity and routine. Thus, ethos may refer to one’s character which is a product of what one does regularly and repeatedly so that it has already become a routine. Mollie Painter-Morland reports on how the French philosopher Michel Foucault unravels the idea that for the Greeks, “ethos is a way of being and a form of behaviour that is firmly rooted in relationships.” Painter-Morland concludes that ethics “has both an individual and communal dimension. It requires, first and foremost, that one takes care of oneself and learns to understand oneself. Only then can conduct oneself appropriately in one’s interpersonal relationships and thus occupy one’s rightful position in a community.” Of course, at present, Ethics has become a specialized discipline. Here are some representative definitions and descriptions of Ethics as a discipline or Field of study. 1) Ethics, from the Greek word ethos, encompasses the study of moral problems, practical reasoning, right and wrong, good and bad, virtues and vices, character, moral duty, and r4elated issues involving the nature, origins, and scope of moral values. 2) Ethics is the discipline that examines one’s moral standards or the moral standards of a society. 3) The discipline of ethics essentially boils down to a search for underlying objective standards and reasoning for taking a particular course of action or conduct or desisting from an action or conduct, as the case may be. 4) Ethics is the study of what is good and evil, right and wrong, and just and unjust.
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5) Ethics is the branch of philosophy that deals with morality. 6) Ethics then becomes a practical science designed to test logically the rightness or wrongness of human acts.
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