Virtue Ethics and Ethical Egoism

Week 2 Assignment
Application: Virtue Ethics and Ethical Egoism
To prepare for this Assignment:
•Read Chapters 3, 8, 9, and the appendix in the course text. Think about how a virtue ethicist and an ethical egoist would react if given Gyges’s ring.
The Assignment:
•Write a 2-page paper in which you take the position of a virtue ethicist and explain whether you would be morally justified to use the ring of Gyges for your own benefit.
oThen, explain whether a virtual ethicist and an ethical egoist would take the same position on this topic.
oUse the Ethical Analysis Tool to guide your analysis.
oSupport your use of evidence in the assignment with references to the week’s readings. In the essay, practice APA style for your in-text citations