Your friend is a vice president at the company you work for. It is a nonprofit organization that raises funds to help children and families impacted by mental illness. Your friend is also a single mom with two children. You come to find out that she is embezzling funds from the organization that you both work at. 1. Explain an overview of the moral theory: What is the moral theory? Explain some of the details. Provide at least one quote directly from the text. 2. Give the dilemma in full: Summarize the circumstances. Outline what the two sides of the dilemma are.

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Moral theories deal with the concept or principle of morality—they explore moral ideas, moral beliefs, moral values, moral knowledge and understanding, and moral judgment. Essentially, a moral theory has to do with the philosophical exploration and explanation of the nature of good and bad or the concepts of right and wrong. Moral theories are closely connected to normative ethics, and they help people determine what actions and behaviors may be considered morally and ethically right and what actions and behaviors may be considered morally and ethically wrong.

There are several moral theories and theories of ethics, such as consequentialism, utilitarianism or utilitarian ethics, hedonism (which falls under the umbrella of utilitarianism), moral subjectivism and cultural relativism, the theory of egoism or ethical egoism, the Kantian theory or Kantianism, deontology, the virtue theory or virtue ethics, feminist ethics, naturalism and nature's law, the theory of justice, the divine command theory or religion, existentialism, contractarianism, and others.

You can find more information, as well as more detailed explanations of the various moral theories, here.

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