Center for ETHICS*5/6/20153 Doing Business.... What is valuable or worthwhile about doing business..whatever that business might be?
Center for ETHICS*5/6/20154 Five Steps to Follow... u 1. Becoming sensitive to moral issues u 2. Respecting and Loving Yourself u 3. Looking for Win-win solutions u 4. Respecting and Loving Your Craft u 5. Searching for Moral Excellence. R. Scott Kretchmar, Practical Philosophy, p. 238.
Center for ETHICS*5/6/20155 Becoming Sensitive.. u Moral Callouses - how they develop l frequent appeals to “everybody else is doing it.” l inability to distinguish between what is acceptable and what is not (no rules against it, behavior must be okay). l difficulty in telling morally sound concepts from trickery.
Center for ETHICS*5/6/20156 Becoming sensitive.... u if not caught, nothing wrong happened...whatever works is right.
Center for ETHICS*5/6/20157 An example - Wall Street
Center for ETHICS*5/6/20158 Removing Callouses u Making Promises u Looking Out for Harm u Looking Out for Selfishness
Center for ETHICS*5/6/201510 Removing moral callouses u Making promises l to play hard l to play by the rules l all of the rules l all of the time l what else?
Center for ETHICS*5/6/201511 Making promises.. l To work only when we feel like it? l To honor the letter and spirit of the contract. l To keep the interests of the client and students foremost l Anything else?
Center for ETHICS*5/6/201512 Step 2: Respecting and Loving Yourself... u Cooling Out u Loving Yourself Psychologically u Loving Yourself Philosophically u Humans at Their Best l Seeking internal goods l Developing a cohort life story l Promoting good and avoiding harm
Center for ETHICS*5/6/201513 Step 3: Looking for Win-Win Solutions
Center for ETHICS*5/6/201514 Step 4: Respecting the craft u Preserving Contests l rules are the same for all l preserve an appropriate level of difficulty l assure commitment to competition l make sure all competitors are of the “same testing families”.
Center for ETHICS*5/6/201515 Step 5: Looking for Moral Excellence
Center for ETHICS*5/6/201517 Summary - Doing Good Ethics
Center for ETHICS*5/6/201518 Five Steps to Follow... u 1. Becoming sensitive to moral issues u 2. Respecting and Loving Yourself u 3. Looking for Win-win solutions u 4. Respecting and Loving Your Craft u 5. Searching for Moral Excellence. R. Scott Krecthmar, Practical Philosophy, p. 238.