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This quantity is a range of papers from the twentieth annual 'Australian organization for pro and utilized Ethics' convention. subject matters lined contain athletes as position versions, activities ethics and activities governance, the separation of powers as an integrity mechanism, and virtues in precisely warfare idea.

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One good question is what can be done about it. The answer pursued here is that we should promote integrity aggressively and integritively. Directing attention to the arena of higher education and problems associated with academic or educational integrity, the chapter (a) discusses honor codes as a device for promoting academic integrity; (b) identifies and explains a key virtue and a vice of honor codes and, in relation to the values an honor code is meant to safeguard, a significant way in which honor codes are like a professional ethic; and (c) argues that success in this project requires abandonment of an attractive but misleading conception of ethics that suggests, wrongly, that acting rightly is simply a matter of rigid adherence to standards.

Fig. 1. Like Britannia, We Need To Sail between Scylla And Charybdis; For Us They Are The Rock Of Abdication and The Whirlpool of Zealotry. Source: Library of Congress (2014). As I see it, our job as educators is to promote rather than teach integrity. What we should do is help our students acquire the skills they need to recognize ethical issues and to address them systematically, reflectively, responsibly. We can teach these skills. In addition, while we are doing this we can, indeed we must, foster and encourage ethical awareness and commitment.

But sadly, some advocates of principled decision making in both law and ethics advance something quite like it. Let’s consider briefly, for example, the position staked out in Justice Antonin Scalia’s most recent book, coauthored with Bryant Garner, Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts. Scalia and Garner provide an example from case law of their recommended method of principled interpretation of law – textualism is the name they give it; I should say that it is simply mechanical jurisprudence, a cousin of what I have called geosyllogistic ethics, in another outfit – in the case, White City Shopping Center, LP v.

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