PHI 445 – Week 1 – 5 All Assignments and Discussion Questions – Latest Version

Week 1

Psychological Egoism

After reviewing Chapter 1 in your textbook and watching “Virtue Ethics,” find a contemporary article showing how the theory of psychological egoism in a corporation resulted in an ethical dilemma.

Is there a way that the decision-making process within a large corporation can overcome this fact of human selfishness?

What would be a solution in this scenario?

How does the theory of psychological egoism fit within your personal body of ethics and values?

How does the theory of psychological egoism fit within the ethical structure of the company or organization you work for now or have worked for in the past?