Ethics and the Legal Environment
UNIT TWO ASSIGNMENT – Ethical Theory
- Use the chosen major ethical theory contributor listed below and write a 2−3 page paper addressing the below topics and questions.
- Chosen Major Contributor for Project:
Immanuel Kant: http://www.philosophypages.com/ph/kant.htm
In one or two paragraphs, describe the person and his background.
State the theorist’s contribution to ethical theory and the significance of the theory to our study of ethical decision making and ethical performance. Apply the person’s theory TO THIS RECENT EVENT: http://www.theguardian.com/law/guardian-law-blog/2015/jan/12/police-ethics-digital-internet-technology
- How would the ethical issue taken from current news/periodicals be resolved or categorized using the theory?
Conclusion and Recommendation
- Based on your research, what can you conclude about the person and his contribution to ethical theory?
- In your opinion, why is a study of ethics important to today’s business and government world?
Note: You may conduct your own search using the Library or an internet source engine, but be sure to cite your sources. Prepare your report in APA format citing source material in the body of the text and listing your references at the end of the document.