should be submitted:
With the last 4 digits of your
NMSU ID, NOT your name, on the header of every page
in Arial 11 pt font
CASE STUDIES (100
POINTS) DUE DATE: November 27
Assemble the following items and submit them typed and in
A. Ethical Reasoning (40 points)
- Personal approach to
ethical analysis. (25 points)
You have been provided with literature about ethics as
part of this course. For this assignment, write a 700-1000 word essay that critically
analyzes the approach that you used to assess the case studies. In
Evaluate whether overall
your decisions were based on teleological (outcomes-basd), deontological
(duty based) ethics, virtues etc.
Describe how your
approach to analyzing ethical dilemmas changed or evolved (if it did) as the
course progressed. What role if any,
did other students, class discussion, and the readings play in this process?
What insights were offered when you meet in the small groups?
As part of your essay
evaluate how you approached solving the case studies. What method if any did you use? Did your approach vary as you completed
more of the case studies?
Describe your present
analytical approach to analyzing ethical dilemmas.
Now that you have completed
this assignment, what recommendations can you offer to others as they begin to prepare
case studies for analysis?
- Ethical perspectives (15
Read Chapters 8 (Moral Responsibility), 13 (Resource
Allocation), 15 (Dealing with Different Ethical Systems and 16 (Habit and
Intuition) in Fundamentals of Ethics.
Write a paragraph for each chapter that summarizes the
key points of the material presented
Integrity) describes 4 processes that comprise moral reasoning. What are
they? In 2-3 paragraphs, discuss your views as to how to best cultivate these
elements in a professional scientific setting. Which if any of these elements do you find
especially challenging? Explain
B. Case studies. (60 points)
Using the analytical approach you
presented in your essay, prepare a detailed analysis of the following case
studies. You are free to discuss the
cases with others, but your written submission must represent your view in
your own words.
studies (44 points)
5.8 Scientific Integrity
studies (16 points).
Select 4 case studies from Scientific Integrity you deemed
difficult or especially interesting from those assigned for chapters 4-11.
Each case study must come from a different chapter
Analyze and explain why you chose these case studies.