Identifying the ethical guidelines you use in making moral decisions
Writing Assignment #1 (20 pts)
Due: 11PM Wednesday, 9/9. You can submit via Dropbox.
Objective: To identify and reflect on the rules that you use to guide your moral decision making.
Background: As noted, one of the requirements of this course is that you reflect on your own
moral behavior and the ethical perspectives that you use to guide your decision making
concerning that behavior. A good point to beginning this course is to identify the “rules or
approaches” that you use in daily life to guide your moral behavior. Rules or Approaches may
be: laws, conscience, virtue approach, common good approach, utilitarian, principled approach,
rights, or fairness approach.
Task: Write a short paper (approx. 2-3 pages) in an essay format – Introduction, Body, and