My Ethical System and Its Justification
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... My Ethical System and Its Justification s Introduction Studying ethics entails examining what is defined as doing the ‘right thing’ (Rainbow, 2011). There are several ethical systems, all of which attempt to explain the principles behind an individual’s actions in everyday life and especially when presented with ethical dilemmas. An example of such a system is utilitarianism, where a correct action is one that results in the greater good of the community (Rainbow, 2011). The deontological system is one which primarily follows rules, and justice of morality (Rainbow, 2011). Virtue ethics is a system which relies on the innate goodness of a person, and actions stem from spontaneous goodness (Rainbow,...