In this course, you will look at
classical ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue
ethics. You will also examine different perspectives on ethical
issues introduced by relativism, ethical egoism, and emotivism. For this paper,
you will apply these theories and perspectives to the current ethical issue of
Ethical Issues: Women’s equality
In your paper, you will apply the ethical theories and
perspectives to the issue. You do not have to use all six, but you
should apply at least two ethical
theories and at least one ethical perspective in your paper. Make sure you write primarily on ethical
topics and concepts; do not get distracted by doing analyses that apply
political, economic, religious, or legal perspectives. Describe, compare,
and apply the ethical theories and perspectives to the topics. Explain how the
theories and perspectives would analyze the issue. What are the ethical issues?
Where are there breaches of ethical behavior? How could each theory help people
think about what would constitute virtuous or ethical behavior?
The paper must be eight to ten pages in length (excluding title and references
pages) and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least five
scholarly sources ; cite your sources within the text of your paper and on the
the Final Paper
The Final Paper
- Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length
(excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style
as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Be sure to double-space your
text and use one-inch margins.
- Must include a title page with the following:
- Title of paper
- Student’s name
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted
- Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a
succinct thesis statement.
- Must address the topic of the paper with critical
- Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
- Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in
the Ashford Writing Center.
- Must include a separate reference page that is
formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing
use at least five academic sources in addition to the required text.