Virtue Essay Topics

Oscar Wilde Constanly Mocks Victorian Society

Act III offers happy resolution to the problems of identity and marriage that drive much of the humor in the previous acts. Wilde continues to mock the social customs and attitudes of the aristocratic class. He relentlessly attacks their values, views on marriage and respectability, sexual attitudes, and concern for stability in the social structure…. View Article

The Values and Virtues of a Good Roman

In The Aeneid, the author, Virgil, depicted the values and virtues of a “good Roman” Although he did not explicitly portray these values and virtues, certain characters in the story manifested them in several occasions.             Possibly one of the characters who best exemplified the virtues and values of a good Roman is Aeneas, the… View Article

The Dilemma

The dilemma that Ms. Lee faces is not easy to resolve. There are various factors to consider in determining what the best action to take is. This is the primary point of contention in the scenario? Ms. Lee faces the question of what is the morally and ethically sound decision to make. The choice that… View Article

Police Ethics

All professions operate within a certain broad framework of code of ethics. These are rules that govern the conduct of a particular group of professionals, the conduct amongst themselves and most importantly with the rest of the society. Some of these codes of ethics may be legally enforceable and their violation may lead to criminal… View Article

Plato, Gorgias

Introduction                Plato’s Gorgias is actually the story of virtue. Plato was evidently trying to resolve the ever lasting debate of what virtue was and what elements constituted virtue. In his dialogue with Gorgias, Socrates has not unilaterally concluded what virtue was; he has rather discussed what it could be. I totally agree with Plato… View Article

Integrity Issues in the Criminal Justice for Probation Officers

When becoming a Probation Officer there are requirements of guide lines that must be followed in order to remain with great integrity and honesty. These requirements are as followed; 1)Purpose (conducting professional and ethical standards and perform their duties with diligence and honesty. 2)Policy ( partnership developed with the community, respect and confidence in our… View Article

Public Honor vs. internal virtue

History has presented two different types of honor that have both been highly acceptable in their respective cultures. Christianity and the Bible put a great deal of emphasis on personal virtue, where one worries about themselves and not really anything else. This is in direct contrast to other cultures, however, where public virtue is a… View Article

Duck, Duck, God

The premise of the “Duck Dynasty” reality program is duck, duck, God. The Christian based series revolves around the Robertson family and their duck- call business. The series is entertaining and honestly meets my Christian ethics better than any other show on television. First on the agenda is the introduction to the Duck Commander crew… View Article

Virtue Ethics Summary

Chapter 4 of the “Ethics, Theory and Practices” book focuses around the term Virtue Ethics. Virtue Ethics is a moral theory that had its beginnings with Aristotle and which is based not upon consequences, feelings, or rules, but upon human beings developing a moral or virtuous character by doing what an ideal good or virtuous… View Article

There Is a Light That Never Goes Out

Life is compared to a rollercoaster. It has the moments of altitude, where we feel as invincible as could be, but there are also the moments of decline, where the tension and the absolute point of breakage are on the rise. The moment at the bottom of the pit, of feeling that there is no… View Article

Work Ethics

Work Ethics is a cultural norm that advocates being personally accountable and responsible for the work that one does and is based on a belief that work has intrinsic value. This term is often applied to characteristics of people both work and at play. Work ethics involve characteristics as honesty and accountability. It breaks down… View Article

Young People´s Work Ethic – Then and Now

There is no doubt that good work ethics are essential to become a good employee. If you do not have good work ethics, then all the skills you bring to your job are of no importance. Anyway, is there a difference between young people´s work ethic then and now? On the outset, it must be… View Article

A Divine Image: a Direct Contrast to the Humanitarian Idealism

In his 1932 article, “An Interpretation of Blake’s “‘A Divine Image,’” Stephen Larrabee views the entire poem as a direct contrast to the “humanitarian idealism” (307) of “The Divine Image,” with the author making direct line-by-line comparisons of the two. Not until 1959, however, does a critic actually examine Blake’s “virtues of delight.” In his… View Article

The Utilitarianism ethics theory

Utilitarianism, virtue theory, and deontological ethics are major approaches to normative ethics. They share differences and similarities and also with ethics and morality. Values, virtues, and moral concepts also share a relationship with each other. The Utilitarianism ethics theory suggest that an action is morally correct when it maximizes the total utility to produce more… View Article

How to Protect the Environment

Character is a pattern of behavior, thoughts and feelings based on universal principles, moral strength, and integrity – plus the guts to live by those principles every day. Character is evidenced by your life’s virtues and the “line you never cross.” Character is the most valuable thing you have, and nobody can ever take it… View Article