Current Event

Find an event in the news during the last six months or so that, first of all, pertains to business as business is defined most broadly in our text (Moral issues in business. 12 Edition). and, secondly, raises a moral issue.

Summarize the situation giving the pertinent details and citing your source. Then explain why, in your opinion, and referring to the criteria given in your text, this situation raises a moral issue.

Apply the views of Enlightened Egoism (Hobbes), Act Utilitarianism (Mill) and Rule Utilitariaism to the case. Be sure to give reasons for your interpretations.

Finally, explain your position on the case and relate your reasoning to one of the theories we have studied.