Ethics Essay: Eth/316 Ethics

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Ethics Essay ETH/316 Ethics Essay Ethics is the beliefs by which people determine if their actions are appropriate or inappropriate, states Boylan (2009). As people are similar in some ways and different in other ways, so are the ethical theories that determine their actions. Each theory will be defined and the similarities and differences of the theories of deontology, utilitarianism, and virtue ethics will be discussed. Deontology Theory The deontology theory is based on the idea that people have an obligation or duty to take certain actions or not to take certain actions (Boylan, 2009). Whereas, a parent has a moral obligation to take care of his or her
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