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Ethics Essays

Marcie’s situation is very delicate because she is an adult with some severe mental health concerns. She clearly has an intact relationship with her mother who brought her to the session. Marcie appears to be competent to make her own decisions but she is needing a psychiatric evaluation to determine...

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Ethics in engineering is ethics in the everyday world. As engineers, we are required to conduct our business with the utmost integrity, professionalism, and knowledge in our field. What we do shapes the world as we know it, and to take part in any type of action which could be...

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There are quite a few episodes of the Simpsons that profess a loyalty to ideology which is found in almost all media. One of those episodes is in the episode entitled “The Ned-Liest Catch”. In “The Ned-Liest Catch” Flanders is newly single. This episode calls dominant American ideological assumptions into...

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Anytime a company chooses to do business overseas, it invites a tremendous amount of uncertainty and even more difficulty. There are many legal issues that come into play when working through these transactions. Perhaps most importantly, legal disputes in the international realm involve questions of choice of law. Which country’s...

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If I was placed in the ethical dilemma described then I believe that I would vote for awarding Hamilton Craft the residency. I would do this because I consider the situation described as one which is best served by a utilitarian ethical model. By this I mean that it clearly...

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To understand what Plato means when he claims that knowledge is virtue, it is necessary to break down the statement. To begin with, the Socratic idea of knowledge of which Plato speaks is not knowledge in the common sense of the word. For him knowledge is not information that is...

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The nature of any personal issue of ethics, in my experience, is inherently complicated. The ethical dilemma in fact exists because a variety of elements are difficult to reconcile, and at the deepest levels. Even the most pragmatic business affairs reflect this conflict, as I came to know very well....

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Review of the article in question presents a specific reality; namely, the issues of plagiarism and dishonesty in academic spheres today is far more complex a matter than of students cheating. Teachers at all levels are confronting something of a crisis, and one based on multiple factors. Students today literally...

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Alcohol is an almost unavoidable substance in the present day high school setting. During my junior year of high school, I was left out of almost all of my close friends’ weekend activities because of a problem that I had with their drinking. They were aware of my disapproval of...

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This situation is not about cheating or plagiarism or even power; instead it reaches to the core problem facing this entire world and that is the loss of basic morality and a loss of the sense of personal worth and honesty among a large part of the human population. This...

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I would take a few measures to prevent from being haunted by the decision I make. First, I would make a list of different outcomes that might arise from my choices. Who gets hurt? Who wins? How many people would be affected and how do they get affected? For instance,...

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Procreation is a natural process which deserves respect and concern from all members of society. However, procreation encounters challenges which lead ethical and moral dilemmas within the society. Abortion is one element of procreation which raised heated debates with major arguments between those for and against it on both legal...

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One of the most topical issues in organ transplantation is whether or not it is ethical to perform such complex operations on elderly patients. Between 1998 and 2013, the number of kidney transplants performed annually on adults over 65 triple tripled, and the number of liver transplant recipients nearly doubled...

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In this scenario, I would impose one hard and fast rule, followed by a few sub-rules. First, I would impose the moral imperative that no life, on a day for day basis, is more valuable than another life. Whether one is male, female, or otherwise, his life is not more...

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Introduction Dr. Newman certainly does have a difficult case filled with difficult decisions. There are ethical, legal, medical, and personal factors that weigh very heavily in any decision that is made about Gene King's treatment. He has talked with an ethicist, a colleague, a lawyer, and a psychologist in order...

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This case presents multiple ethical issues. Although it may be argued that the inmate was moved from suicide watch to ensure his beneficence, the warden’s decision to place the inmate in non-segregated housing first may have harmed the inmates overall ability to do well (American Psychological Association, 2012). The inmate...

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One ethical issue presented in Fifty Nine Story Crises is misleading clients in project management. An example of this issue is companies or individuals compromising ethics in order to finish the project on budget and on time. This type of ethical issue can result in legal trouble as well as...

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Recently, the medical needs of a ten-year old Pennsylvania girl has drawn national attention and raised serious ethical issues. Sarah Murnaghan was born with Cystic Fibrosis (CF), a terminal genetic condition that affects the entire body. In worst case scenarios, the individual requires a lung transplant due to the destruction...

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The ethical dilemma which I will describe in this paper occurred whilst I was working at a care-home for the elderly several years ago. I was working a night shift and was responsible for the care of fifteen elderly and severely disabled people between the hours of 10pm and 7am....

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The necessity for diversity in the workplace is reflected in the relatively higher output that such diversity contributes to improved firm performance. However, this also creates an environment prone to ethically-oriented conflict especially since employee sense of right and wrong may differ greatly that leave managers with ethical dilemmas involving...

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End of life care is something that is difficult to think about, but necessary for individuals who have terminal illnesses, chronic conditions, or have other wishes set in place, such as do not resuscitate or not wanting to be on life support. Individuals also have to decide if and who...

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The ethical dilemma was evident when a doctor in the United States performed a Cold War radiation experiment on the humans. Dr. C. Alvin Paulsen performed an experiment that raised ethical issues by many people. In his experiment, he used the X-rays on the testicles of the 64 prisoners who...

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While it is generally believed that the role of ethics with regard to production of knowledge in the arts and natural sciences is restrictive, i.e. ethics limits the available methods of knowledge production, we seek to challenge this assumption. Ethics application in the natural sciences and the arts is not...

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There are few aspects of the realm of business ethics that lead to such complex ethical quandaries as that of the use of immigrant labor in the workplace. The employment of foreign nationals in any function is a hotly debated topic in many societies, particularly in developed nations who are...

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As you read this article, think about all the factors that influence a person’s opinion. What was left out of this experiment? The factors that influence a person’s opinion have been the subject of study and discussion for many years. It is popular thought that the media and authoritative figures...

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