Topic: care ethics

Moral Spectrum Exploration Exercise

Photograph of a spectrum from good to evil to illustrate the idea of a "Moral Spectrum"

The Moral Spectrum Exercise In this exercise, students are introduced to “the moral spectrum”—seven different perspectives on the right thing to do, seven different questions to ask themselves to determine whether a particular course of action is right or wrong. These questions are drawn from the dominant moral theories in Western philosophy over the past Moral Spectrum Exploration Exercise