Ethics Revision Checklist

Natural Law

Give a brief definition of the following terms:

  • ius
  • Eternal Law
  • Divine Law
  • Human Law
  • Natural Law
  • prudence

Explain the following:

  • how Aquinas’ theory of natural law relates to and differs from Aristotle’s notion of telos
  • how natural law is a variant of virtue ethics, involving following intellectual and moral habits
  • how natural law theory can be applies independently of religious belief
  • how the notion of double effect relates to the application of natural law

Give arguments for and against for the following:

  • natural law as a religious theory of ethics
  • natural law as giving specific and clear moral guidelines for each situation
  • natural law’s claim that right reason will alway arrive at the same general precepts
  • double effect as a useful notion in determining right actions

Situation Ethics

Can you give brief definitions of:

Can you explain:

Can you give arguments for and against:

Utilitarianism

Can you give brief definitions of:

Can you explain:

Can you give arguments for and against:

Kantian Ethics

Can you give brief definitions of:

Can you explain:

Can you give arguments for and against:

Euthanasia

Can you give brief definitions of:

Can you explain:

Can you give arguments for and against:

Business Ethics

Can you give brief definitions of:

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Can you give arguments for and against:

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