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One or more ethical theories applied to Equality and Discrimination

Assignment: Apply one or more of the ethical theories we have studied to a contemporary moral issue, which could include any of the issues we are covering as well as others listed in the textbook, such as abortion, environmental or animal ethics, equality and discrimination, and just war. (If there is some other topic you wish to write about, including one of those in the textbook we didn’t cover, please confer with me first.) Although your essay may include some non-moral evidence, be sure to present moral arguments to support your position on the issue. Organizational Instructions:1.  Structure: Besides a title, your essay should include an introductory paragraph stating what you intend to do in the paper and what your thesis is, the body in which you develop your explanations and arguments in various paragraphs, and a conclusion summarizing your paper or suggesting further implications: title and introductory paragraph stating your thesis in the body, present your reasons or arguments for your thesis present and try to refute the strongest objection to your position summary 2.  Write in your own words and according to ordinary principles of standard American English: complete sentences, correct grammar and punctuation, correct spelling, etc. Note: You will lose credit for bad writing. Aim for simple, clear, and precise prose. If you need help, consult a grammar book, such as the Elements of Style, or seek assistance from university SLAC and the Writing Center. Be sure to proofread your paper for grammar and spelling mistakes since they will be counted as errors if left uncorrected. Having the Writing Center review your final version is an excellent strategy. 3.  The essay should be 7-8 pages (12-point font and double-spaced), excluding cover page and references. For citing references, follow the MLA formatting guides, which are available on the Writing Center online site. The guidelines require citations in the text and a correctly formatted reference list with every source listed cited somewhere in the text. Do Not: 1.  Simply express your non-philosophical, personal feelings or “personal reflections” on the issue. You are called upon to reason and argue for your position, especially using one or more ethical theories we have studied. 2. Plagiarize