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Ethics, Ethics at Work


  1. Systematic Presentation of Ethics
    • Definitions
    • Different Approaches to Ethics
      • The Command Approach in Practice
        • What are God's rules? Is there a command for every occasion?
        • Looking for guiding principles
        • From guiding principles to one clear command
        • Three balancing principles
      • The Consequences Approach
        • The Bible and consequences
      • The Character Approach
        • Which Virtues?
        • Will the real Jesus please stand up?
      • Putting it all together
        • Solving major moral dilemmas
        • Everyday moral choices
        • Making ethical decisions in a fallen world
    • Conclusions
  2. Narrative (Case) Presentation of Ethics
    • The Command Approach
      • What Are Wayne's Obligations According to Law?
      • A Rule for Every Occasion?
      • Larger Principles?
      • A Single Principle or Command?
      • Three Balancing Principles
    • The Consequences Approach
      • The Bible and Consequences
      • Measuring the Good
        • What is good?
        • Good for Whom?
        • Can the good be calculated?
        • Good in what context?
    • The Character Approach
      • Determining What is Virtuous
      • How Does Character Shape Wayne's Decision?
      • How Does Character Develop and Grow in Our Lives?
      • Developing the Character of Jesus in the World of Work
    • Putting it All Together
      • Major Moral Dilemmas
      • Everyday Moral Choices


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