Ethical Decision Making
Ethical Decision Making Resources provide an introduction to basic ideas in applied ethics, such as utilitarianism, rights, justice, virtue, and the common good.
We also look at foundational questions, such as What is Ethics? and Can Ethics Be Taught? Our Framework for Ethical Decision Making has been reprinted in hundreds of articles, books, and course materials. It is now available as an app for both iOS and Android systems.
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- What is Ethics?
- A Framework for Ethical Decision Making
- Tomando una decisión ética
- Can Ethics be Taught?
- Thinking Ethically
- Making Decisions About Right and Wrong
- Conscience and Authority
- Consistency and Integrity
Approaches to Ethical Decision Making
The Utilitarian Approach
The Rights Approach
The Fairness Approach
The Common Good Approach
The Virtue Approach
All Articles on General Ethics and Ethical Decision Making
Ethics in the News
Craigslist founder Craig Newmark comments on the need for indicators of trust in online content.
Irina Raicu discusses the work she does relating to online privacy and other internet ethics issues in a Mercury News profile.
Ann Skeet comments on the lack of transparency in the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.
Kirk Hanson comments on the sexual harassment crisis at Fox News.
Irina Raicu, director of internet ethics, comments on potential problems with the Pokémon Go craze that has swept the country.
Hana Callaghan comments on a potential conflict of interest for a Sacramento councilman.