Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts

 TOPIC: Ethical Theory Paper

Write a 750-1,000-word essay about the concept and importance of ethical theory. Include the following in your paper:

Part I: Define and explain ethical theory. Be sure to identify the nature, grounds, and methods for moral judgments.

Part II: Assess the importance of metaethics for determining moral judgments.

Part III: Explain how ethical thinking results in practical, moral action. Briefly illustrate how this is applied in your personal life.

Note: Part I and Part II will be incorporated into the Topic 7 – Ethical Theory & Application Paper. Your instructor will provide you with feedback for these parts for further development.

Include 4 or more scholarly resources, which may include your textbooks and articles in Topic 1, and additional scholarly articles.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.

STUDY MATERIALS

Read the Introduction in The Story of Ethics: Fulfilling Our Human Nature.

Read Chapter 1 from the beginning of the chapter through the section “Theory and Life,” in Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics.

Read “Metaethics,” which is Section 1 under the “Ethics” article, from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.URL: http://www.iep.utm.edu/ethics/#H1

Read the Introduction in Metaethics: An Introduction, by Fisher (2014). URL: https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.lopes.idm.oclc.org/lib/gcu/detail.action?docID=1886850

Read “Ethics” in The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. URL: https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/cupdphil/ethics/0