Ethics- “The Moral Compass Book” -Becoming a critical thinker means working through

Ethics- “The Moral Compass Book”

-Becoming a critical thinker means working through academic challenges ethically.

-Module 3: Critical Thinking: Logical and Illogical Thinking (Fallacies & Argument(deductive and inductive arguments))

– Module 4: Using the Critical Thinking Model

-Module 5: Ethical Theories, pt. 1–Utilitarianism, Natural Law, Natural Rights

-Module 6: Ethical Theories, pt. 2–Deontology, Contractarianism

 -Module 7: Ethical Theories, pt. 3–Virtue Ethics, Egoism

-Module 8: Codes of Ethics


Answer the following questions, reflecting on your experiences using these principles above. In particular, think about the process of using the Critical Thinking Model. Each answer should be at least one paragraph.

Which step(s) of the Critical Thinking Model did you think were strengths of yours? On which do you think you have room for improvement?

Do you think this model will be helpful in making actual life decisions? If so, how? If not, why not?

Is there an ethical theory that makes the most sense to you, or that you find yourself agreeing with? Why or why not?

Briefly explain one “idea” you got from this class—what ideas impacted your way of thinking?

Do you think this class has helped you become more aware of ethical issues in your career field or in society at large? If so, in what way? If not, why not?

Write this assignment according to proper academic standards and with appropriate formatting (either MLA or APA). That includes such things as setting the line spacing to double, 1” margins, and 12 pt. font.