Topic:Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
7) Do you think politics and ethics are interwoven into the science of moral duty and are inseparable? Give your opinion with suitable justifications.(250 words)
Ethics by Lexicon
Why this question:
The question intends to discuss the concept of utilitarianism.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must discuss the interrelationship between politics and ethics.
Structure of the answer:
In a few introductory lines appreciate the dependence of politics and ethics on each other.
Utilitarianism is a philosophic conception of politics and ethics. For the Utilitarian, politics and ethics are interwoven into the science of moral duty; in other words, political philosophy and ethics are inseparable. A political action is valuable only insofar as it keeps in mind the ethical good of the people with which it is concerned; consequently, the welfare of the people in general was the supreme consideration of the Utilitarian philosopher.
Conclude by reasserting significance of ethics.