Explain the approaches by various philosophers and/or ethical theories.


Your essay should be 1,0001,200 words (45 pages), double-spaced, in APA format, and with 3 or more credible sources. Begin your essay by choosing one issue from the list below, and then choose a total of 6 theories (from the subsequent 3 options) to analyze your issue.Choose one issue from the categories below, about which you feel most passionate:Animal Rights and Environmental Ethics
Business or Health Care Ethics
Cloning, Stem Cell Research, Genetic Issues
Civil Liberties
Death Penalty
Drug Policy
End of (Human) Life Issues
Global Justice and Injustice
Racism, Discrimination, Hate Crimes, Oppression
War and Terrorism
Analyze your chosen issue using 6 theories. Choose 2 from each of the 3 categories listed below.Choose 2 from the primary list:Utilitarian ethics
Kantian ethics
Virtue ethics
Choose another 2 from the traditional theories list:Ethical Egoism
Ethical Relativism
Divine Command Theory
Natural Law Theory
Social Contract Theory
Choose an additional 2 theories from the contemporary or non-Western list:African ethics
Eastern ethics
Feminist ethics or Care-based ethics
Postmodernism ethics
Environmental Theories (Ecofeminist, Deep Ecology)
Technical Requirements:1,0001,200 words in length (45 pages).
Formatted according to APA standards, using Times New Roman, 12-point font, double spacing, and one inch margins.
Writing and Content Requirements:The introduction should explain the chosen issue in detail.
The thesis, argument, or focus of the essay should be evident in the introduction.
The body of the essay should:

analyze which approach(es) you find most compelling and explain why.
incorporate high quality ideas and key concepts from the ethical theories.
include some suggestions for the most practical solutions to your topic.
assess the future of your chosen topic in terms of solutions.
The entire essay should contain correct grammar, spelling, and syntax.
Please use transitions between paragraphs.
The essay should be documented by properly citing at least three or more credible sources.
This course uses the American Psychological Association (APA) format for scholarly writing. References and citations must adhere to the proper format for all written work presented including essays, discussion postings, and essay exams. Online tips for using APA style may be found at the Perdue Online Writing Lab (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Your research should be documented by citing one or more credible sources. Please use the Excelsior library resources (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and databases (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. to find e-books, journal articles, or other scholarly materials. Wikipedia, websites, or any similar online reference sites where the content may be authored by anyone are not considered credible sources for scholarly writing.To assist you in your research, the library has the following tutorials and links for you to use:Getting Started with Your Research (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
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Research Databases (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
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