Question Description

I’m working on a philosophy discussion question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.

Reflect upon your beliefs about what is good by discussing how you would resolve an ethical dilemma of your choosing. 

Identify an ethical dilemma you or someone you know has faced.

Identify and explain the ethical philosophy from the reading that you think either should have or did inform how you resolved the dilemma. You can choose utilitarianism, deontology, virtue ethics, care ethics, Buddhist ethics, African ethics, or existential ethics.

Identify and explain an ethical theory that would take a different approach.  

The book:Mitchell, H. B. (2019). Roots of wisdom: A tapestry of philosophical traditions (8th ed.). Cengage Learning: ISBN 9781337559805.

The chapter:

  • Part 3: By What Values Shall I Live in the World?
    • Chapter 10: Ethics