hey , i have to write an essay of 2000 words. its just like u did my propsal. you write about a specific case and apply all the virtue ethics to explain. you have to well define everything.
PHIL/ENGR 482: Ethics and Engineering Spring 2018
Initial proposal must be completed before your recitation on Friday, March 2, 2018, and submitted to your TA by Monday, March 5, 2018 at 8:00 AM through email.
Proposal. Write a couple hundred-word proposal for your 2000-word essay on an ethical or moral issue that is currently faced by engineering professionals in your field or likely industry. The proposal should clearly state
the moral issue you plan to investigate, and clearly explain why it is a moral issue,
Your moral issue could be a historical case or a fictional case. Additionally, you could pick a specific moral issue/problem in engineering without specific reference to a case or example.
the structure of your inquiry,
Rough description of your outline
the way you plan to analyze the topic, including the theories, concepts, ideas, and tools that we have used in the course, and
List the specific ethical theory you plan on applying to your topic. Your only options are: Ethical Egoism, Utilitarianism, Kantian Duty Ethics, and Virtue Ethics.
If you pick Utilitarianism, you need to list your units, form and type of consequences.
If you pick Kantian Duty Ethics, you need to list your maxim.
If you pick Virtue Ethics, you need to list your virtue of interest.
a provisional conclusion, major claim, or thesis.
Offer a tentative thesis.
The proposal is not graded, but incomplete submissions may incur a penalty of up to 5% that will be assessed on the Initial Submission of the Essay. A proposal for an essay on another issue related to the course may be acceptable as long as it is approved by your TA in advance.