Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
7) Evaluate laws, rules, regulations are conscience as source of ethical guidance. (250 words)
Ethics by Lexicon
Why this question:
The question is about evaluation laws, rules, regulations and conscience as source of ethical guidance
Key demand of the question:
The answer must discuss in detail the significance of ethical guidance and role played by rules, laws, regulations and most importantly the conscience .
Evaluate – When you are asked to evaluate, you have to pass a sound judgement about the truth of the given statement in the question or the topic based on evidences. You have to appraise the worth of the statement in question. There is scope for forming a personal opinion here.
Structure of the answer:
In a few introductory lines define what you understand by Ethical guidance.
Explain the meaning of ethical guidance, why is it important, what are the factors that influence ethical guidance etc. Then move on to discuss the role played by different rules, regulations , legal provisions, legislations and how they define ones ethical guide. Then discuss the role of conscience; define what is it? How it guides ethics in an individual ?etc.
Conclude with importance of conscience in public services. And how each of the elements – rules, laws etc. have their own role in determining the ethics of an individual.