discussions (NO video discussions) and applying Ethical Relativism to a current article (see description below). Read : Shafer-Landau book Chapter 17 – Virtue Ethics DUE: JANUARY 28 th by 7:00 pm Discussion Drop Box.. Book #7 Discussion Ideas: 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? Does Virtue Ethics demand too much of us? Why or why not? Virtuous people sometimes disagree with one another about which actions are right. Is this a problem for virtue ethics? Why or why not? See RUBRIC and Example tabs (Maximum 30% similarity) Read : Shafer-Landau book Chapter 19 – Ethical Relativism Powerpoint in Bb 19a DUE: JANUARY 29 th by 7:00 pm Discussion Drop Box.. Ethical Relativism Article Assignment Please locate 1 article from a reputable periodical (peer-reviewed journal or website, selected online sources ok, NO wikipedia) that addresses an ethical issue in agriculture, food or apparel industries. The article should be within the last 5 years. Read that article, analyze it and apply either Ethical Subjectivism or Cultural Relativism. HINT: It’s a good idea to follow the video discussion example on the examples tab to see how to connect and apply a topic to a theory. Worth 12 pts. You do not need to submit the original article, however, if you cite the article in the assignment, you should include that source in your works cited section (but the article will NOT count as one of your sources on theory). See Example tabs (Maximum 30% similarity) Continued… WEEK 5 (1/30/17-2/5/17)
Finish: Paper #1 DUE: FEBRUARY 5 th by 7:00 pm to the Paper Drop Box. Paper #1: A Significant Ethical Issue in… Instructions on Paper Drop Box AND Read : Paarlberg book Preface & Ch. 1-3 Agricultural Ethics.pdf (Bb article) CAST Ag Ethics.pdf (Bb article) Pp 10a Ag Ethics (note this is not an ethical theory) (no assignment related to these readings) Continued…
WEEK 6 (2/6/17-2/12/17) All your weekly discussions need to bring in ethical theory while discussing the video/or book. The main point is to apply ethical theories , NOT merely discuss the ag topic. This week you begin doing your first video (actually audio) discussion. Read: Pp Professional Code of Conduct (Note: Paper #2 topic is on the last slide on Pp 6a) Pdf: 6 Vet Tech… and 6 Whole Foods… (Bb articles) Paarlberg textbook Ch. 9-10 Pp 3 rd World Resources... Listen to Audio Clip “Despite Economic Gains…” Audio Clip (make sure and view Powerpoint “3 rd World Resources…” to get background on this case study): - asparagus-boom-threatening-water-table DUE: FEBRUARY 12 th by 7:00 pm Discussion Drop Box Video #1 (actually an audio) Discussion Ideas : Possible points to discuss. What are the benefits received by Peruvians? What are the consequences of growing
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