1 Why is promise keeping morally important 2 Is it ever morally permissible to

1 why is promise keeping morally important 2 is it

This preview shows page 2 - 3 out of 5 pages.

support of your opinion on each of the following questions. 1.Why is promise-keeping morally important? 2.Is it ever morally permissible to break a promise? 3.If you answer “yes” to #2, then what are the conditions that render promise-breaking morally acceptable? 4.If you answer “no” to #2, then explain why you believe it is never permissible. How would you handle difficult scenarios wherein someone has made a promise the keeping of which would have significant undesirable consequences? 5.Is it ever morally obligatory to break a promise? 6.If you answer “yes” to #5, what are the conditions that render promise-breaking morally obligatory? Be sure to carefully define your terms. You are encouraged to support your position with rational arguments, fitting examples, and expert sources. Any quotes or information used from sources other than yourself must be cited using footnotes in currentTurabianformat and will not count towards the total word count.You will be penalized for falling short or exceeding the word count. This is a university-level writing assignment and therefore it must be carefully proofread, free of grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors. Do not use slang,emoticons, or abbreviations (as if you aretextingor sending an email to a friend).Submit your thread by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 3.Reply:After reading your classmates’ threads, choose one to which you will respond, then write a reply that interacts with your classmate’s thread and presents a well-reasoned alternative to his or her approach to the issue. You do not have to defend a position that is diametrically opposed toyour classmate’s position, but you do need to either defend a position that is significantly different from his/hers or defend the same position in a very different way. If possible, you must reply to a classmate to whom no one else has yet replied. Treat your classmate’s opinion with sensitivity and respect.This is a university-level writing assignment. Therefore it must be carefully proofread, free of grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors. Do not use slang,emoticons, or abbreviations (as if you aretextingor sending an email to a friend).Your reply must be 500–600 words. You will be penalized for falling short or exceeding the wordcount. Any quotes or information used from sources other than yourself (including your classmate’s thread) must be cited using footnotes in currentTurabianformat and will not count towards the total word count.DB 3: Topic:My Ethical TheoryThread:In this course you have spent a considerable amount of time studyingmetaethics, examining various ethical theories that promise to provide you with a methodology for determining right from wrong. These included a simple “list”metaethic, Virtue Ethics, Natural Law Ethics, Ethical Egoism, Utilitarianism, Duty Ethics, and theRevelationalChristian Ethic, aswell as related metaphysical views such as Social Contract Theory, Moral Realism, Divine Command Theory, and Divine Nature Theory. Now it is time for you to decide for yourself how you are going to distinguish what is moral from what is immoral. This is your chance to devise
Image of page 2
Image of page 3

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read all 5 pages?

  • Fall '18
  • Ethics, Divine Nature Theory, classmates’ threads

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern

Stuck? We have tutors online 24/7 who can help you get unstuck.
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes