Moral Operating Systems Quiz

15 questions:

What two things does the Greek word “ethos” put emphasis on?

What is the relationship between ethics and values?

What is the difference between (a) law and (b) ethics?

What happened to the guards and prisoners in Zimbardo’s experiment?

What are the two normative approaches to ethical decision making highlighted by the footbridge/trolley dilemma? How do the theories differ?

What is the purpose of the example involving Scooter Libby?

List and describe the levels and stages of Kohlberg’s theory?

Ethics is knowing the difference between?

Identify the scope of ethics.

In what ways do the findings of Milgram and Zimbardo provide a challenge for the theories of Kohlberg?

What is the purpose of the example involving James Loy?

In Haidt’s approach ___________ comes first, ___________ comes second.

Research reveals that our minds have two distinct modes of decision making. What are they? How do they differ?

What was the most important thing you learned from today’s readings

What are the three steps in the J .R. Rest model?

Some helpful ref:

Public Service Ethics: Individual and Institutional Responsibilities

Chapter 3, “Values, Ethics, and Dilemmas” (pp. 41-57)

Chapter 4, “Moral Development Theory” (pp. 58-74)

Bowman, J. S., & West, J. P. (2015).

Blind Spots

Chapter 2, “Why Traditional Approaches to Ethics Won’t Save You” (pp. 24-37)

Bazerman, M., & Tenbrunsel, A. (2011).

To Serve with Honor: Doing the Right Thing in Government

Chapter 2, “Is There an Ethics Issue and Are You Responsible for Addressing It?” (pp. 22-31)