other medical expenses are very high in a person's last 6 months. Moral Egoism on the other hand is right when the act produces more happiness for oneself. In this type of reasoning other individuals and how they feel do not matter and there is no other duty than to do what is best for ourselves. With these types of moral reasoning, we can take in account what our decisions and choices in our lives will be. If we can base our thinking on these morals then our decisions can be more soundly. Virtue ethics is another type of moral reasoning on which it is more on how to be and not necesarily on what you do. An example could be the Ten Commandments. Virtue ethics is based more about one's character and thinkingWith that being said, I think that Deontology is one of the systems I most agree with. This type of non-consequentialist moral reasoning is based on duty and the morality of human action. This means us "what we ought to do or not ought to do" (Moore & Park, 2017, 399). I grew up in a very religious household and I think this type of thinking has stuck with me throughout my entire life. An example could be always tell the truth or do no harm. Of course, this type of moral reasoning does not work in EVERY experience in our lives. The different types of moral reasoning will play a big part in our careers as Nurses. We will have to implement these types of reasonings to determine what is in the best interest of our patient's health whether it be using Deontology as well Utilitarianism or vice versa. Moore, B. N., & Parker, R. (2017). Critical Thinking . New York: McGraw-Hill Education.
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