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In Chapter One, "Rhetoric, Philosophy, and Moral Reasoning," Kowalski begins by setting the tone to apply the film Thank You For Smoking (2005) as an explanatory tool for the ethical theory elements.
Instructors have relied on these codes so heavily in some cases that any actual ethical theory is ignored.
6) This article does not recommend an ethical theory for the Army; rather, it suggests that theoretical training allows the Army, as an intellectual entity, greater flexibility in confronting the complex ethical dilemmas of modern operations.
This study of Aristotle is also relevant to larger concerns about the type of knowledge that we can and should expect from ethical theory and, by extension, from moral theology.
They note that many philosophers view applied ethics as taking an ethical theory (utilitarianism, Kantianism, natural-rights ethics, or whatever) and "applying" it to various situations.
Ethical theory has applications on a social level as well, since it most often describes standards to judge how we relate to one another in a family or in society at large.
The second way in which Hill succeeds is in his expansion of Kant's ethics and demonstration of how a broadly Kantian ethical theory can be applied to contemporary ethical problems.
The application of Goodman's test demonstrates that the Dalai Lama's ethical theory is closer to virtue ethics than consequentialism.
What is more, not only is Zack suggesting reasons why we should care about ethical theory, she is also modeling for students, educators, and scholars what it might look like to take race seriously in the context of the history of philosophical ethics.
00--In Hegel's Conscience, Dean Moyar presents the ethical theory, more specifically the theory of practical reason, he finds in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit and Philosophy of Right.
Instructional methods are non-intrusive in the sense that the classroom interventions are reasonably easy to integrate into an instructor's course plan without causing a major displacement of the content that is normally taught in the course, nor requiring extensive instructor training in ethical theory.
in Philosophy at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA where she specializes in ethical theory and focuses specifically on ethical issues in the financial services industry.