Ethics in Social Sciences - Study Notes
Subject notes for WSU 101555
Consequentialism - definition, theories (defined, comprehensive, easy-to-understand).
Non-consequentialism - definition, theories (comprehensive but easy-to-understand).
Virtue ethics - definition, theories.
Absolutism and relativism - theories (definitions, examples, comprehensive notes).
Freedom and determinism - theories (defined, examples).
Ethics in health and medicine - definitions and useful notes.
Ethics in personal relationships - key points.
Environmental ethics - definitions, theories, key points.
Lying, cheating, stealing and breaking promises - definitions and examples, important points.
Creating a moral framework - explanation.
Code of ethics - definition, what it should include, important notes.
Semester 2, 2017