Building a Moral Compass

In a section titled “Theories” identify the 1-4 moral theories you will use to build your compass (deontological,
utilitarian, common good, virtue, etc.) along with a short documented definition for each theory. [“documented”
in the sense of citing and referencing your source.]
In a section titled “Explanation” explain for each theory how it would help you make what you feel would be the
right decision and in what situations (ex. Using deontology at work to ensure the company’s policies are kept
and its reputation is upheld; Using care ethics at home as a way to be equitable with the kids, etc.).
Chose one topic from the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics (under “Ethics Spotlight” ) or another pressing
ethical situation you or others you know are facing at the moment and using ether Framework for Ethical
Decision Making (Markkula or Brown), walk through the steps to make an ethical decision and justify what you
decide is the moral action to take in this situation. Be sure to be clear on which of the two frameworks you are

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