This assignment builds upon the Module 4 Dropbox: Identification, Research, Analysis assignment you submitted previously. Be sure to review the feedback you received from that assignment, and make any necessary revisions BEFORE moving forward with this assignment.

Focusing on the same case as before, you will now complete the fourth step of the critical thinking process: 4) Application. This time, you will apply a Nonconsequential Ethical Theory – Kantian Ethics – to resolve the main ethical/moral issue.

Again, review the case in the Ethics textbook Chapter 24: Case 6, Life on the Streets.

Follow the Sample Format: Application – Kantian Ethics, and submit to this Dropbox using MLA formatting.  

Apply Kantian Ethics, as follows:

Paragraph 1 – (150 words minimum) – Summarize Kantian Ethics. Include descriptions of the key terms/concepts: Universality and Respect-for-Persons. Use your own words. Do not use quotations. Paraphrase the information, and provide in-text citation(s) with the page number(s), where appropriate. In the Works Cited, be sure to cite your source(s).

Apply Kantian Ethics following the Sample Format –  Application – Kantian Ethics

Conclusion paragraph –  (150 words minimum) – State the “best” option(s), and explain how a true Kantian would come to this conclusion. Describe the results of applying Universality and Respect-for-Persons. 

Use the Dropbox Grading Criteria to help guide your completion of this assignment.

Dropbox Rules

  • Use MLA Formatting. Double-space the entire document. Adjust all font color/style/size to black Times New Roman 12 pt. Put the heading in the upper left corner of the first page; include your name, the professor’s name, the course name, and the date. Use the document header to display your last name and page number in the upper right corner of each page. Put the “Works Cited” on the last page, and the total word count at the end of the document.
  • Attach your submission in the proper Microsoft Word format .doc or .docx or .rtf.


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