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Taking Ethics Seriously : Why Ethics Is an Essential Tool for the Modern Workplace.

Author: John Hooker
Publisher: Milton : Productivity Press, 2018.
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Hooker, John.
Taking Ethics Seriously : Why Ethics Is an Essential Tool for the Modern Workplace.
Milton : Productivity Press, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Hooker
ISBN: 9781351578677 1351578677 9781315097961 1315097966
OCLC Number: 1031967962
Description: 1 online resource (202 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Author; Chapter 1 The Central Role of Ethics; Reaching Agreement; Why We Are Sometimes Unethical; Doing Ethics with Our Brains; What Is in the Book; Chapter 2 Myths and Misconceptions; Why We Have Ethics; The Role of Religion; Ethics and Self-Interest; Moral Development; Just a Matter of Opinion; The Limits of Reason; Chapter 3 The Generalization Principle; What to Expect; The Basic Argument; Cheating and Free Riding; Identifying the Reasons; Chapter 4 The Utilitarian Principle; The Concept of Utility. Maximizing UtilityDeontic Utilitarianism; Justifying the Means; The Demands of Utilitarianism; Causing versus Allowing; Utilitarianism and Fairness; Utilitarianism and Lifestyle; Utilitarianism and Careers; Responsibility for the Choices of Others; The Population Puzzle; Present versus Future Utility; Chapter 5 Everyday Dilemmas; Boarding the Plane; The Ambulance; Taking a Short Cut; The Damaged Car; The Cashier's Error; Finding Money; Surprise Birthday Party; The Boss's Travel Expenses; Blocked Traffic Lane; Last Will and Testament; Reclining the Airline Seat. Chapter 6 Moral Agency and AutonomyMoral Agency; Dispensing with Blame; Habit and Emotion; Respecting Autonomy; Destruction of Agency; Coercion; Paternalism; Imposing Values on Others; Joint Autonomy; Informed Consent; Overkill; Killing in Defense of Self or Others; Trolley Car Dilemmas; Chapter 7 Virtue Ethics; Obligation versus Excellence; Loyalty as Obligation; Naturalistic Ethics; Moral Epistemology; Chapter 8 Buying and Selling; Damaged Rental Skis; Supermarket Ethics; An Ethical Smartphone?; On Sale Next Week; A Pizza Puzzle; Celebrity Endorsement; Cheap Stuffing. Subprime Mortgage LendingMarketing Prozac; Chapter 9 Ethics in Education; Exam Information for a Friend; Reporting Cheaters; When Everyone Else Is Cheating; Using Study Drugs; Sponsored Student Seeks Another Job; Unmentioned Plans; Teaching for Fraud; Chapter 10 Job Search Ethics; Sharing Interview Questions; Reneging on the Employment Contract; Inventing a Job Offer; Padding the Resume; Chapter 11 Ethics on the Job; Accepting Free Tickets; Sexual Harassment; Confidential Salary Information; Spy or Customer?; Misleading Numbers; Chapter 12 Organizational Policy; Exploding Gas Tanks. Surge PricingLow-Wage Suppliers; Online Privacy; Offensive Cartoons; Online Self-Censorship; Chapter 13 Medical Ethics; Refusing Measles Vaccine; Withholding Information; No Heroics; Allowing Death to Come; Euthanasia; Allocating Medical Resources; Chapter 14 Ethics of Artificial Intelligence; Autonomous Machines; Duties to Machines; Responsibility; Building Autonomous Machines; Machines That Share Our Preferences; Index.

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