Case 7, p. 62: 7. The Eskimo husband’s sense of hospitality requires him to offer his wife to an
overnight guest. In our culture this is considered wrong. Is one view more justifiable than the
other? Explain your reasoning carefully.
Case 2c, p. 61: 2. In each of the following cases, the behavior illustrated seems to suggest that
the people’s values differ significantly from our own. Consider the possibility that, beneath
appearances, the values are similar. Develop a plausible explanation for the difference in
c. Members of a tribe living in a remote jungle area commonly shun the sick. The moment
members of the tribe become seriously ill, they cease to exist in the tribe’s view. They must
leave the village and care for themselves. If they recover, however, they are restored to tribal
membership. Apparently, the tribe lacks compassion for the afflicted.
Case 6, p. 140: 6. A husband and wife are walking across a railroad track. She stumbles, and her
foot gets caught in the switching mechanism. He tries to free her. Then a train comes roaring
around the corner. Realizing he cannot free her before the train reaches them, the man leaps to
safety. She is struck and killed instantly. Has the man behaved immorally? Why or why not?
Written Case Analysis 1
For this module, you are required to complete a Written Case Analysis of approximately 200
words. Please read
Thinking Critically About Ethical Issues
, Case 5, p. 168. Identify the moral
issue(s) and the parties involved, and infer their interests; discuss the case in terms of finding
common ground in the diversity of interests you identify.
Submit your assignment to the Written Case Analysis 1
Dropbox no later than Sunday 11:59 PM
(This Dropbox is linked to Turnitin.) When you save your document, please make
sure it includes the following format: “Firstname Lastname–WCA1"
Case 5, p. 168: 5. A number of groups have urged restrictions on child labor. For example, they
believe that no one under age 16 should be permitted to work in the manufacturing, mining,
agricultural, and construction industries; that hours of work should be limited in all jobs for
workers under the age of 18; and that no one under 21 should be allowed to have any contact
with pesticides. Discuss the moral considerations attending this proposa