Read the following article by Jay Feldman:
Considering the article, write an APA-formatted paper of 4 pages that addresses the following:
Part 1: Developing the Philosophical Thesis Statement
Alfred North Whitehead’s statement: “What is morality in any given time and place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like and immorality is what they dislike” is a very controversial statement. Think about this statement as you consider the following questions as a guide to help your formulate a thesis statement.
Select 1 of the following questions to answer and develop your thesis statement:
Part 2: Developing the Essay
Your argument and reasons (claims) should be defended by philosophical concepts supported by evidence, which is based on your research. Please use the APA library to begin your research.
Part 3: Conclusion
Consider morality and ethics from the perspective of Alfred North Whitehead’s process philosophy and Immanuel Kant’s universal categorical imperative. After conducting your research and writing your essay, could you conclude that businesses can have ethical standards, despite the fact that businesses are not moral agents? Why or why not? Please explain summing up your argument.
Part 4: Review Checklist before submitting essay
Please submit your assignment.
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.
Feldman, J. (2012, August 27). Tuesday dialogue: How corporations behave. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/Tuesday/Tuesday-dialogue-how-corporations-behave.html?ref=ethics
Demonstrate in an APA-formatted essay of 4–5 pages that adheres to the assignment requirements for developing and argument essay based on answering one of the questions in the assignment guidelines. The essay should reflect varied cultural aspects, rooted in social and historical perspectives.
Demonstrate critical thinking in presenting a well-developed argument to presenting interpretations, perspectives, and conclusions based on research. Supporting evidence should be followed by APA in-text citations.
Demonstrate effective written communication skills, correct grammar, and mechanics.
The essay should display proper documentation in the APA format style.
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