Me, Learning Ethics: Sexuality

I am going to go as deep as I can with this subject matter. It's a great way to end my "Me, Learning Ethics" series, I think. I could have placed Virtue Ethics, Feminist/Care Ethics, and sexuality in any order, but I chose that exact order for the discussion posts that I made in my [...]

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Me, Learning Ethics: Feminist/Care Ethics

I have witnessed various strains of modern feminism, and, to be honest, I can't say I care for it. Are we not dealing with the third wave, still? Or are we approaching a whole new fourth wave? Some of these women embrace femininity, emotional intelligence, and empathy, and live comfortably among men (You know, the [...]

Me, Learning Ethics: Virtue Ethics

I actually finished my ethics class in December, but I still have a few more discussion posts that I haven't blogged about. This is the third, or fourth, to last blog post I will be making that is related to the course. Unlike the prior couple of modules, this final section was easier to complete. [...]

Me, Learning Ethics: Capital Punishment

I imagine that my position on this subject is influenced by the fact that I believe everyone deserves a handful of chances to right any wrong, but some wrongs are just that wrong that complete elimination is preferable. Some people are capable of being thoroughly evil—the kind that goes beyond the grey area that I [...]

Me, Learning Ethics: Abortion

This was actually a difficult subject to read about, especially when the arguments in favor were longer. I remember consuming some Jägermeister in order to get through those paragraphs. You see, it is difficult for me to consider humans and people to be different. Some of the information was frigid, as well. Fortunately, no one was [...]

Me, Learning Ethics: Kantian Ethics and Deontology

I had to compare Kantian Ethics to other theories. It seems that it is regularly compared to Utilitarianism. Without reading much of the details, I thought I would prefer Kant's view, but I did change my mind later on. I would say that Utilitarians are somewhat wrong in considering pleasure and consequences to be the [...]