are required to complete the following:
1. Construct a
map the arguments about a moral claim that you have identified in the article/case
- Include all supporting and
objecting claims. These claims should include facts collated from your own
research and classical ethical theories that support or object to the
- You are expected to ‘finish
off‘ the case’s arguments, turning it into a valid and properly
- You should use information from
the article/case study, other sources discovered during your research, and
your own reasoned arguments. A balanced and impartial argument is the
- The main claim/conclusion must
be an ethical claim.
Step 2. Write an essay,which maps
closely to the diagram that you constructed in Step 1.
- The word limitfor
the essay is 1300 words ± 10%. Headings, citations and references do not
count towards the word limit, but quotations do.
- All the claims shown on
the diagram must appear in the essay, and all claims made in the
essay must appear on the diagram. The essay must present all the
detailed information that the diagram cannot.
- Remember to analyse the
article/case study from the perspective of at least two different
classical ethical theories and present well reasoned arguments for your
assessments and recommendations.
3. Write an overall conclusion that justifies your recommendations made
in your essay.
4. Reference list
- Include a Reference list
at the end of your work, in the correct APA referencing style,
corresponding to in-text citations.
- You must include at least FIVE
(5) quality academic references from different sources.
Please note that these five references are in addition to those provided
to you through this subject (for example, you still must reference,
Tavani, the subject lecture
notes etc BUT these references cannot be
used as one of your five quality academic references from different
- Only use references that have
been cited in the body of your assignment and ones that support what you
have presented in your assignment.
Demonstrates an excellent ability at applying ethical theories to
the ethical issues.
Evidence of outstanding
level of understanding of logical argument structure.
Highly developed skills
in expression & presentation
Strictly maps arguments
and argument structure to diagram.
Evidence of having
researched/read more widely than the core materials.
Provides strong and clearly articulated arguments with supporting evidence from
literature and/or real-world examples to justify claims.
Language features and structures are used to convey meaning
effectively, concisely, unambiguously, and in a tone appropriate to the
audience and purpose with no spelling, grammatical, or punctuation errors
Superior conclusion that ties the results of the analysis together
into a coherent, logically valid & convincing argument in support of a
Referencing is comprehensive, demonstrates academic integrity, and
conforms exactly to APA style conventions.