Essays Tagged: "Moral responsibility"

Moral responsibility in The great Gatsby

Moral Responsibility in GatsbyBang! Gatsby's dead! George Wilson shot Gatsby! However, who is morall ... re also partly responsible. In The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tom, Daisy, and George are morally responsible for the death of Gatsby.Tom, because of his tattling on Gatsby, can be morally b ... Even knowing this, Tom still had the indecency to tell George it was Gatsby's car. Tom can also be morally blamed for the killing of Gatsby because of his affair with Myrtle. George killed Gatsby not ...

(2 pages) 78 0 4.1 Oct/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Of mice and men" by John Steinbeck. Composed of four major themes, the value of dreams and goals, moral responsibility, social injustice, and the bond of friendship and loyalty

by John Steinbeck, is composed of four major themes.These themes are the value of dreams and goals, moral responsibility, social injustice,and the bond of friendship and loyalty.The value of dreams an ... ets happy andexcited, until his dream is crushed.Many people of good character have to honor certin moral responibilites.George is bond by his own moral to take care care of Lennie. No one makes him d ...

(3 pages) 128 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

WHO IS INSPECTOR GOOLE AND WHAT IS HIS FUNCTION IN THE PLAY? HOW MAY THIS FUNCTION BE CONVEYED IN PERFORMANCE?

up a picture of middle-class society as grasping, selfish and almost entirely without any sense of moral responsibility.Inspector Goole enters the play in an ironic way. He comes just after Mr Birlin ... the Inspector is about to tell him and his family. The Inspector is a figure of inner strength and moral authority. For instance, when he enters the Birlings? living room, Mr Birling offers him a dri ...

(13 pages) 41 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) in the Hudson River. Natural Recovery Vs. Dredging

y corporation, the individual members of the corporate board of directors bear ultimate ethical and moral responsibility for a company's decisions and corporate actions. In this case, the individual m ...

(15 pages) 129 2 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

How The Environment Is Symbolically Reflected In The Ethical Nature of the Characters In "Lord of the Flies"

or most of the boys this results in a progression towards impulsive behavior and a deterioration in moral responsibility from a civilized organized society to a savage primitive mob. In the beginning ... unters with spears and spits cooking a wild pig with blood flowing and flies creating the symbol of moral corruption. In existential terms the individual ceases to take responsibility for his own acti ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

The distinction between insanity, automatism and diminished responsibility in the Laws of England and Wales. Covers the M'Naghten rule which is also a dominant rule in US legal doctrine.

atement.Inherent in our legal system is an idea of culpability. The word itself embodies notions of moral responsibility and blame. There are two elements that will allow us to determine whether or no ... similar associated condition. The second is that he/she has the capacity to understand the laws and moral order that exist within society. Hart's principles of justice assert that 'a moral license to ...

(12 pages) 132 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Describes how social responsibility extends from the level of the individual to the wider community.

e time, but how many of these people will go and follow in that worker's footsteps? Does Social and Moral Responsibility really extend from the level of the individual to the wider community? There ar ... o received financial support from various organizations. This shows that Mother Teresa's social and moral responsibility extended from the level of the individual to the wider community. While this pa ...

(4 pages) 154 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Troublesome To Do Right, discusses the morality of Huck in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain

e eyes of a child. When Huck questions something, it is Twain's unobtrusive way of pointing out the moral flaws of his society. And more specifically, "The dynamic theme throughout [The Adventures of] ... namic theme throughout [The Adventures of] Huckleberry Finn is the unresolved dialectic between the moral responsibility of the individual, and the morality of the society through which he moves and a ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

What was the social and historical context in which the juvenile court was created?

on law, children under age 7 were conclusively presumed immune from prosecution because they lacked moral responsibility (the infancy defense). Children between ages 7 and 14 were presumed not to be c ... there was growing public sentiment that punishing children in the same way as adult criminals was immoral, an opinion fueled by media coverage of harsh and inhumane treatment of children in state peni ...

(10 pages) 210 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Hannah Foster's seduction novel, The Coquette and Mary Wollstonecraft's feminist novel, A Vindication of the Rights of Women, both described and compared. (6 pages)

cus more on the new enlightment. Eliza's friends, Lucy and Mrs. Richman, feel as though they have a moral responsibility for Eliza, thus they persistently criticize her for abandoning her virtuous rol ... man and Lucy, believing that women are not innately weak, but can have their own mind with virtues, morals and self-respect.In Foster's seduction novel, the idea of public sphere is interpreted as dem ...

(5 pages) 89 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Chid Abuse

hat Mary Ellen was covered under laws barring inhuman treatment of animals. Society thus accepted a moral responsibility to protect children, even from their parents.Eventually, many states responded ... . This financial incentive motivated every state to pass such a law. Now, many Americans had both a moral and a legal responsibility to report abuse.Child Abuse is a deviant act according to the norma ...

(10 pages) 166 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Send boat people staright back - an analysis of the opinion of Australia's asylum seeker issue

refugees into our country. Some say we should simply "send them back", others argue that it is our moral responsibility as a community to care for asylum seekers. However, regardless of how strong th ...

(2 pages) 35 1 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Trade"

ave's lives with two differing British perspectives on slavery, one of which describes slavery as a moral responsibility, as presented in the play The Benevolent Planters, by Thomas Bellamy, and anoth ... as presented in the play The Benevolent Planters, by Thomas Bellamy, and another that finds slavery morally reprehensible, as seen in poetry by Ann Cromartie Yearsley and William Cowper.Memoirs writte ...

(9 pages) 139 0 4.4 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Woman in Hispanic Society

head of the family, and the mother is responsible for the home. Individuals within a family have a moral responsibility to aid other members of the family experiencing financial problems, unemploymen ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Ethical Behavior

eed and thirst for power. Each individual in the business profession assumes a level of ethical and moral responsibility. Business owners of large corporations portray their company's moral expectatio ... responsibility does not only apply to those in power; it spreads across the board. When it comes to moral and ethical responsibility, everyone is on a level playing field.I currently work at Delphi Pa ...

(8 pages) 169 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The strange, foreign and monstrous in "Frankenstein"

s are generally linear and causality is always established. They often contain themes of social and moral responsibility and there is a strong emphasis on family and other relationships. The character ... f a link to family to prevent a repetition of Victor's catastrophic mistakes.Victor is socially and morally irresponsible, obdurate and extreme in his actions. In his fervour to breathe life into his ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A vivid piece of prose into Corporate Social Responsibility. Includes citations and references

der tighter laws and legislation, management now regularly faces decisions that have a dimension of moral responsibility. These include employee relations, corporate philanthropy, resource conversatio ... rdingly to Balihar the inept-custodian argument suggests that executives amongst companies lack the moral and social expertise, and can only make economic decisions. Therefore, to 'ask executives to t ...

(5 pages) 215 0 4.4 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Ethical Decision Making In Business

ple. It would not be possible to decide who is right or wrong when a conflict arises, but it is our moral responsibility to resolve the dilemmas to the best of our ability. This paper is going to expl ... ://www.josephsoninstitute.org (September 25, 2002).Shanks, Thomas. (1997, Winter). Everyday ethics: morality requires regular reflection on the day-to-day decisions that confront us. Issues in Ethics. ...

(5 pages) 289 2 2.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

St. Paul And Dr. Martin Luther King

ns that he completely supports obeying just laws. It is not only the legal thing to do but also the moral thing to do. Also, anyone has the moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws. To insure that ...

(1 pages) 7 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Self-delusion in death of a sa

d authority taking pleasure in defying his father. He does try to face the truth and has a sense of moral responsibility. Biff has inherited some of Willy's best traits. He believes there is a better ...

(2 pages) 551 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American