Virtue Ethics applied to Sexual Ethics, Business Ethics and Environmental Ethics

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  • Virtue Ethics and Applied Ethics
    • Business
      • Hierarchy of nature with humans at the top
        • Aristotle
          • Environment
            • Virtue Ethics and Applied Ethics
              • Business
                • Hierarchy of nature with humans at the top
                  • Aristotle
                    • Environment
                      • environmentally friendly person and what they should be doing
                  • Suggest conservative approach to environment
                    • Nature looked after due to benefit to humans
            • environmentally friendly person and what they should be doing
        • Suggest conservative approach to environment
          • Nature looked after due to benefit to humans
  • Every moment is a chance to acquire virtues
  • Treating people with dignity
    • Prostitution
    • Michael Slote
      • Ethics of care
        • Care for those who are near us (intimate care)
        • Treat all people with impartiality
  • Continuation of the species
    • Has four ends which will enable flourishing
      • desire for one's own survival
  • Only un-virtuous if 'all wildly, wilfully promiscuous.'
  • Right if a person loves all involved in the relationship
    • Polygamy
  • Telos
    • Prefer relationships between men and women
    • Homosexuality
  • As long as the relationship is a good one it would not matter
    • Virtues
      • Homosexuality
  • Not being faithful
    • Brings about less trust and love
    • Adultery
  • Fine if both people in relationship love each other
    • Contraception
  • No concerns what is important is the relationship
    • Love, friendship and compassion
    • Pre-martial sex
      • Both should give consent
        • Should not be using each other
      • Sexual Ethics
        • Not about decisions
        • Every moment is a chance to acquire virtues
        • Shape what we desire as well as what we do
        • Would consider what kind of sexual practices make us more virtuous
        • Adultery
        • Contraception
        • Strengths
          • Realistic
        • Weaknesses
          • Not clear enough guidance
  • If it is simply for pleasure this is immoral
    • Better to be happy and satisfied in a homosexual relationship than unhappy and frustrated in a heterosexual one
      • Weaknesses
        • Not clear enough guidance
      • Small scale trading
      • Trading for profit
        • chrematiske
          • Business and Consumers
            • Oecinoicus
              • Small scale trading
        • Firms should not be charging sky high profits and making huge profits
      • Create an environment where people can develop virtues
        • Employees and Employers
          • Whistleblowing is good
            • Brings about justice
      • Strengths
        • Insists on care and respect for the individual

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