Ethics

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  • Managing Individual Differences & Behavior

    Managing Individual Differences & Behavior: Supervising People as People 1 Personality & Individual Behavior Personality is defined by the psychological and behavioral traits. There are five dimensions to personality which management needs to be careful about, which are extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, emotional stability and openness to experience. Other than this management also needs to be […]

  • Martin Luther King Letter

    This letter was written by Martin Luther King Jr. from Birmingham Jail Alabama. Where he was confined for his non violence protest to demand for the economic and social equality in America. The clergy men in Alabama criticized his protest by calling it “unwise and untimely”. Being a minister himself he considered it important to […]

  • Animal rights by Tom Regan

    Tom Regan puts forth the case for animal rights by exploring different views in ethics and philosophy. He introduces, defines and weighs them in the light of his personal belief that animals must be treated with kindness. He starts off with a category of people who believe animals have no rights. He allows criticism to […]

  • The Land Ethic by Aldo Leopold

    Aldo Leopold moves towards the main point of his article in a very gradual and coherent way. He defines ethics ecologically and as well philosophically. Ethics is “a limitation on freedom of action in the struggle for existence” ecologically, whereas philosophically ethics is a “differentiation of social from antisocial”. Ethics teaches individuals to live in […]

  • Social Responsibility of a Business by Milton Friedman

    The Main point of Milton Friedman’s article lies in his total negation of the idea that business has “social conscience” and that business is not all about profit but it plays a vital role towards people it serves. The writer believes that businessman only mindlessly repeat the oft repeated words of reformers like “providing employment, […]

  • Active and Passive Euthanasia by James Rachel

    James Rachels argues against the doctrine of the doctors and The American Medical policy regarding the acceptance of Passive euthanasia and the refutation of Active euthanasia. The idea of Passive euthanasia in medical ethics is to withhold medication with the agreement of the patient’s family in case of an unavoidable death. On the other hand […]

  • Abortion by Mary Anne Warren

    As the topic suggests the main point and thesis of the writer’s article is the moral and legal status of abortion. Personally she is in favor of it but connected to it are argumentative questions that are cited by her regarding community, rights of human beings and the standing of a fetus in that community. […]

  • Starvation by Peter Singer

    Peter Singer puts forth the state of misery in Bengal due to poverty, cyclone, and a civil war, which can be avoided or mitigated by the aid of affluent countries. The main point or thesis of the writer here is that the affluent countries spend more on the jets and buildings rather than starving people. […]

  • Satisfactory Moral Theory

    According to Rachel, the first element of a satisfactory moral theory is a truthful acceptance of human beings’ very recent appearance on the planet, thus ending the vain idea of the universe made for man’s benefit. According to Hume, though we are superior in certain ways as we devised “morality based on reason” but reason […]

  • Virtue Ethics

    According to Aristotle, ethics depended on the virtues of a man. Ethical Egoism, Utilitarianism, ethics of right action, Kant’s theory and the Social Contract theory dominated the moral philosophy from seventeenth century onwards, but certain modern philosophers demanded return to Aristotelian ideas, specially Elizabeth and Anscombe who criticized the incoherent notion of “law without a […]