Essay about Personal Ethical Principles Of Personal Ethics

1340 Words Jul 19th, 2015 6 Pages
Personal ethics plays an important role in every aspect of our lives. From the great classical philosophers, such as Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, to the more modern ones such as Immanuel Kant, philosophical ideologies have attempted to answer moral dilemmas such as right and wrong or good and evil for millennia. In this paper, I will discuss and share my personal ethical framework and how that framework applies to my personal and professional responsibilities.
Theories Aligned with Personal Moral Framework. Most of the philosophical theories on ethics attempt to answer questions related to the correct code of conduct regarding an individual or society. Often times, we use the word morality to help describe principle that help distinguish right from wrong behavior. Though each of these has its own merits that can be useful in solving problems in various circumstances, I will address two of these ethical theories for use in my in personal or professional life, as I believe these are most closely associated with my own beliefs. Most of my personal framework was shaped by the examples was set forth by my parents, Church, and Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This, combined with the various experiences that I have had over the years, provides the moral compass regarding my decision making. That being said, the ethical framework most closely associated for me is that of the Catholic Moral Tradition (CMT), even though I am Orthodox Christian and both are so incredibly and…

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