by 7:00 pm Discussion Drop BoxVideo #5 (actually an audio) Discussion Ideas:Possible points to discuss. What are the benefits received by Peruvians? What are the consequences of growing asparagus? What roles or influences do consumers in the international communityhave? Solutions to water issue? The Main Point is to apply ethical theory to the issues you chose to discuss.See RUBRIC and Example tabs (Maximum 30% similarity)DUE: May 15thby 7:00 pm Discussion Drop BoxBook #7 Discussion Ideas:What is the Doctrine of Double Effect? Describe a case in which the doctrinecould be used as a source of moral guidance. Do you think the Doctrine of Double Effect gives good advice in this case? What about in general? What do you think is the biggest attraction of Ross's view? Explain why Ross's view has this attraction and why some competing ethical theories do not. Is this a sufficient reason to accept Ross's theory or not?Describe the three traditional approaches to the question of how we come to know moral claims. Which do you find the most attractive, and why?What is a virtue? How are virtues acquired? Do you agree with Aristotle's claim that virtue is essential to the good life? Why or why not? How do we come to have moral knowledge, according to virtue ethics? In what way does this account of moral knowledge differ from the accounts given by previous theories? Which do you think is better, and why?In what ways have Western philosophers traditionally marginalized and shown disrespect for women? How does feminist ethics seek to address thisproblem? See RUBRIC and Example tabs (Maximum 30% similarity) Continued…
WEEK 8 (5/16/16-5/22/16) DUE: May 22 nd by 7:00 pm Paper #2: My Professional Code of Conduct Instructions on Paper Drop Box Continued…
WEEK 9 (5/23/16-5/29/16) All your weekly discussions need to bring in ethical theory while discussing the video and book. The main point is to apply ethical theories , NOT merely discuss the ag topic. Read: Chapter 19 – Ethical Relativism Chapter 20 – Moral Nihilism Chapter 21 – Ten Arguments against Moral Objectivity Powerpoint in Bb - 19a No discussion on Ch. 19, 20 and 21. However you can use this information in any of your discussions or papers. Video Clip: “Slavery in the Chocolate Industry” DUE: May 29 th by 7:00 pm Discussion Drop Box Discussion Ideas : Write a personal response to this film while applying ethical theory. Possible points to discuss but are not limited to: Should chocolate manufacturers be held responsible for working condition in plantations they do not control or own? If so, what should chocolate manufacturers be expected to do? Is the Ivory Coast government pretending to inforce child labor laws? Are the cocoa plantations still to blame? Should consumers of chocolate be held accountable? How? The Main Point is to apply ethical theory to the issues you chose to discuss. See RUBRIC and Example tabs (Maximum 30% similarity) WEEK 10 (5/30/16-6/5/16)
Optional Extra Credit Paper DUE: June 5 th by 7:00 pm Ethical Issues in a Film Instructions on Paper Drop Box
You've reached the end of your free preview.
Want to read all 15 pages?
- Spring '15
- Ethics, Discussion Drop Box