We’ve already covered the Utilitarian, Rights, Fairness, and Common Good Approaches. Last but not least, the Virtue Approach.
The fourth of the five theories is the Common Good Approach. When debriefing an ethical dilemma, the Common Good Approach can be useful when the issue involves, or should involve, the overall picture or environment.
We are in the middle of reviewing popular western ethical theories you can use to debrief a case or ethical dilemma in your class.
Last time, we talked about the Utilitarian Approach to ethical decision-making. More generally, we are reviewing five theories that provide the ethical building blocks you can use in your classroom to debrief any ethical dilemma. Of course, every dilemma can
Last time, we talked about the significance of shaping an ethical character and mindset. This allowed us to segue into the various ethical approaches or theories that provide the ethical building blocks you can use in your classroom to debrief any ethical
As we saw in last week’s BP example, many questions can be raised after the fact, after a corporate and environmental disaster occurs. A series of small, even unrelated, decisions can culminate in “the perfect storm” of cumulative effect.
In the last few weeks, we’ve discussed some misconceptions of what ethics is based on Claire André and Manuel Velasquez’s article, “What is Ethics?” Now, let’s mull over the significance of ethics in your classroom. We will have a similar
We have already reviewed what ethics is, and last week we began discussing what ethics is not. Today, we will wrap up our discussion of what ethics is not.