Cibella borges had been a police officer in new york

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Cibella Borges had been a police officer in New York City for more than eighteen monthswhen nude photographs of her appeared in a girlie magazine. (The photographs had beentaken before she was appointed to the department.) She was subsequently dismissed fromthe department for “conduct prejudicial to the good order and effectiveness of the policedepartment.”Case 9b, p. 95The parties involve drugs, humans. The moral issue at hand is it ethical to take harmful drugs, oris ethical to use a drug that research has not cleared for use. The virtue theory of “Aristotle’seudaimonia” (p.221) marks the demonstration here where it is a fulfillment to those dyingpatients taking these drugs. Yet with the evidences of having no evidences on those drugs is also“Aristotle’s mean” where there is a balance of “deficiency” & “excess” where it is just as unsafebut reckless to take the drugs, but very courageous to try anything to survive.Is it ethical to take habit-forming drugs? Is it ethical to use a substance for which theresearch evidence is not yet conclusive and which might be harmful?Work cited:Burnor, Richard, and Yvonne Raley. “Chapter 11 Virtue Ethics.” Ethical Choices: AnIntroduction to Moral Philosophy with Cases, Oxford University Press, 2017, pp. 218–224.Ruggiero, Vincent Ryan. “Chapter 9 Considering Obligation.” Thinking Critically about EthicalIssues, McGraw-Hill Education, 2015, pp. 121–121.
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