First Homework and Group Assignment
Think about what you are doing in this class. Try to
construct a learning objective for yourself. How will you know when
you have reached it? How will someone else know that you have achieved
As a group, discuss each member's answer to what he or she
is likely to fear most as a moral dilemma in a professional role.
Don't attempt to solve the issue, but make sure that each person feels
that his or her fear has been understood by the group.
Read through the local paper or the Avion carefully.
Then try to find examples of the following items. For each one, decide
what is being asserted, how it is asserted, and what the outline of the
argument might be. Identify proposal, observations, and value judgment
for each. Be sure to clip the piece or pieces, and bring it or them
an example of virtue ethics
an example of respect for individuals
an example of duty-based morality
an anlysis of comparative benefits
an example that makes maintaining relationships a primary
a distinction between what is morally permitted and what
is morally ideal