The A Level Results scandal – a moral issue

I have written already about some aspects of the A Level results fiasco.  So far I’ve written about the political fall out and the technical and administrative errors.  It is important when we consider things that we think through all the implications. However, central to the scandal is a moral issue. The moral issue is… Continue reading The A Level Results scandal – a moral issue

The Greater Good?

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Another approach to ethics is to ask “What is the greater good.” I guess this is a form of situational ethics. Immanuel Kant was more associated with duty based or deontological ethics whereas people like Jeremy Bentham believed that a moral benefit could be measured in terms of the benefit it gave. This leads us… Continue reading The Greater Good?