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Ethics Term Paper
Ethics Term Paper

Philosophy 121 Term Paper


General Instructions


Choose one of the schools of ethical thought. Examples include Egoism, Utilitarianism, Social Contract Theory, Virtue Ethics, and Ethical Relativism. Alternatively, you may study an individual who wrote extensively about ethics, such as Nietzsche, Kant, or Hobbes. Then, choose an issue and evaluating it using that approach (such as abortion, global warning, criminal justice, social justice, and war/peace issues).

You will use sources from the RSCC library and/or elsewhere to write this paper. All internet sources not found through the RSCC library must be approved in advance. They should be documented, MLA style, in-text and on a works cited page.

The typed body of your paper should be a minimum of four pages long. It should be typed, 12 point, double spaced. A minimum of three sources must be used, only one of which may be a website unless I approve of more (granted you may use as many websites as you like, but only one will count toward your three sources).


____Works Cited

____Final Paper

____ Approved topic proposal.

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