ethics power point

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Your goal for this assignment is to apply an ethical theory to a real-world situation. You will examine an environmental issue and apply one of the ethical theories to it to understand how human interactions with the natural environment raise ethical concerns. You will do this by preparing and posting a PowerPoint slideshow consisting of 12 slides with a separate section under each slide for notes.

  • Choose one of the following topics or issues, and read about it at the indicated place:
    • Environmental justice and environmental racism (Read Environmental justice for all)
    • Environmental harm, like the pollution of air and water (Read Chapter 8 in the textbook)
    • Waste reduction (Read Chapter 8 in the textbook)
  • Select one philosophical theory (i.e., utilitarianism, deontology, or virtue ethics). Consider the following questions pertaining to the theory you have selected:
    • What does the theory tell us about how things operate in the real world?
    • What is the focus of the theory? That is, what aspects of everyday life (or what questions) does the theory address?

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