Current Event In reference to Ethics and Virtue Ethics
1. Each student will locate and utilize a local or national newspaper of their choice to identify an actual ethical or moral issue that is currently taking place and is of interest to them. You may use the internet for this project. You will be required to write a one-page summary of your article and show how you would make use of one of the ethical theories or approaches discussed in class to decide what ought to be done or how you would go about resolving the dilemma. You will also be required to bring a copy of the newspaper article with you to class so that we can discuss the issue as a group.