With regard to morality of actions, one view is that means are of paramount importance and the other view is that the ends justify the means. Which view do you think is more appropriate? Justify your answer.

The debate between whether means or ends are more important in determining the morality of actions has been a longstanding ethical dilemma. Both perspectives have their merits, but ultimately, I…

Continue ReadingWith regard to morality of actions, one view is that means are of paramount importance and the other view is that the ends justify the means. Which view do you think is more appropriate? Justify your answer.

What is meant by ‘environmental ethics’? Why is it important to study? Discuss any one environmental issue from the viewpoint of environmental ethics.

Environmental Ethics:Environmental ethics refers to the branch of philosophy that explores the moral relationship between humans and the environment. It involves examining the ethical responsibilities and obligations individuals and societies…

Continue ReadingWhat is meant by ‘environmental ethics’? Why is it important to study? Discuss any one environmental issue from the viewpoint of environmental ethics.

Some people feel that values keep changing with time and situation, while others strongly believe that there are certain universal and eternal human values. Give your perception in this regard with due justification.

The question of whether values are relative and subject to change over time and situation, or whether there are universal and eternal human values, is a complex and debated topic…

Continue ReadingSome people feel that values keep changing with time and situation, while others strongly believe that there are certain universal and eternal human values. Give your perception in this regard with due justification.

Law and ethics are considered to be the two tools for controlling human conduct so as to make it conducive to civilized social existence. (a) Discuss how they achieve this objective. (b) Giving examples, show how the two differ in their approaches.

Law and ethics are indeed essential tools for regulating human behavior and promoting a harmonious and civilized social existence. They play distinct yet interconnected roles in achieving this objective. (a)…

Continue ReadingLaw and ethics are considered to be the two tools for controlling human conduct so as to make it conducive to civilized social existence. (a) Discuss how they achieve this objective. (b) Giving examples, show how the two differ in their approaches.

Human beings should always be treated as ‘ends’ in themselves and never as merely `means’. Explain the meaning and significance of this statement, giving its implications in the modern techno-economic society.

The statement "human beings should always be treated as 'ends' in themselves and never as merely 'means'" is a fundamental principle often attributed to Immanuel Kant, a prominent philosopher in…

Continue ReadingHuman beings should always be treated as ‘ends’ in themselves and never as merely `means’. Explain the meaning and significance of this statement, giving its implications in the modern techno-economic society.

Differentiate between the following (200 words); a) Law and Ethics; b) Ethical management and Management of ethics; c) Discrimination and Preferential treatment; d) Personal ethics and Professional ethics.

A) Law and Ethics: Law refers to a system of rules and regulations established by a governing authority, typically enforced through legal mechanisms. It is a set of codified guidelines…

Continue ReadingDifferentiate between the following (200 words); a) Law and Ethics; b) Ethical management and Management of ethics; c) Discrimination and Preferential treatment; d) Personal ethics and Professional ethics.