Ethical Thinking In The Liberal Arts
1. Explain the major underlying worldview questions asked by every worldview or view of reality. How do these questions interact with one’s ethical thinking and practice?
2. How does a Christian worldview influence the discussion of moral responsibility (whether or not you share this worldview)? In ways does the Christian worldview compare and contrast with alternative worldviews? In other words, what difference does a Christian worldview make when considering how one ought to live or what one ought to do?
3. Discuss the concept of metaethics, along with the types of issues involved and questions raised by metaethics.
Each question must be answered with 250-300 words. Make sure to write as clearly and specifically as possible. Use your own words.
Include one scholarly source for each essay question in addition to the textbook.
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines.
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Read Chapter 1 from the section titled “Ethics and Worldviews” through the end of the Chapter 1 in Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics.
Read “The Sacred/Secular Divide and the Christian Worldview” by Kim, McCalman, and Fisher from the Journal of Business Ethics (2012). URL:https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=78333234&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Read “The Schooling of Ethics” by Hill from Educational Philosophy and Theory (2014). URL:https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ehh&AN=94796073&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Read “Science and Scientism in Biology: The Origin of Morality,” by Garte, from the Biologos website (2013). URL: https://biologos.org/articles/science-and-scientism-in-biology-the-origin-of-morality
Read “Does Evolution Compromise Human Morality?” by Haarsma from the BioLogos Forum website (2013). URL: http://biologos.org/blog/does-evolution-compromise-human-morality
For additional information, the following is recommended:
“Can We Be Good Without God?” by Beckwith located on the Veritas Forum website (2007). URL:http://veritas.org/talks/can-we-be-good-without-god/