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Center for ETHICS*
*Ethical Theory & Honor In Competitive Sports
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
Ethics
The Sole Most Important
Study Today...
in
Sport.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
Moral......from Value
Value: Something of relative worth or importanc
Two types of values:
1. Nonmoral
2. Moral
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
Nonmoral Values
Relative worth or
importance placed on
an extrinsic object or
behavior
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
Nonmoral Values
Utility - Good because of usefulness:
Extrinsic - Good because a means to
good.
Intrinsic - Good in themselves
Inherent - Good to think about them
Contributory - Contribute to the
Intrinsically good life.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
The Importance of Nonmoral Values
Money, Fame,
Power, Success-The means to the
good life.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
The Effect on Moral Decision Making
1. Nonmoral Values drive moral decisions.
2. How important is fame, power, and
success?
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
Our Focus....
The Effect of Non-Moral Values
on
Moral Decision Making in
Competition.....
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
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Moral Values
Worth or importance placed on
intrinsic behavior focused or
directed toward other humans.
Takes into consideration the motive,
intention, and actions that affect or
impinge on others.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
What is Moral?
All human motives, intentions,
and actions
that deal with, impinge on,
and affect other others.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
Moral:
From the Latin: Mos/Mores meaning
custom, character, or
manners...pertaining to character or
disposition, considered as good or bad,
virtuous or vicious. Or, to the distinction
between right and wrong in relation to
actions, volitions, or character of
responsible people.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
What is Moral?
Morality in the Generic Sense?
Common Decency
to Others..
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
Name some moral values....
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
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Honesty
1. Being trustworthy or truthful in
dealing with others and
competitors.
2. Moral agent will not lie, cheat,
or steal.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
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Justice
1. Being treated equally - fairly.
2. Being treated equitably - fairly.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
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Responsibility
1. Being accountable for one's actions.
2. Being accountable in the present, past, and
future.
a. Present. Jane is responsible, meaning
something about her character.
b. Past. Jane was responsible for that action.
c. Future. Jane is responsible for some future
action.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
Beneficence
1. Being kind (civil) to others.
a. doing no harm
b. preventing harm
c. removing harm
d. doing good
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
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Kindred Terminology
Amoral - not dealing with
moral issues... outside
the realm of morality.
Immoral - Knows right,
chooses to do wrong
for own benefit...
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
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Moral Reasoning
is the ability to systematically think
through a moral problem taking into
consideration one's own values and
beliefs while weighing them against
what others and society values and
believes.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
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Moral Question...Stipulations
 A Moral and Nonmoral Value is involved.
 The Agent MUST have a CHOICE, without
coercion.
 A Moral Principle is in conflict.
 The Agent is faced with Moral Obligation.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
Moral Value Versus Nonmoral Value
Relative worth placed on an
extrinsic objective value in
relation to the worth placed
on a universal value
manifested through motives,
intentions, and actions that
impinge on and or affect other
individuals
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
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Choice
Refers to autonomy of the
agent, self governance
without coercion or
manipulation by outside
forces.. the moral agent
must have alternatives,
must choose, and is forced
to act.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
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Principle:
A general written FIRST rule by
which we govern our lives.
Principles are direct, explicit,
verbal applications of moral
value...written in the negative.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
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Obligation
The "Should" of moral
responsibility...if we believe in a
value have developed our
principles, we are morally obligated
to manifest these values through
our motives, intentions, and
actions.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
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Terminology
Sportsmanship
Fairplay
 Gamesmanship
Character
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Sportsmanship
The quality of valuing the:
1. Written rules,
2. Spirit of the Rules, and
3. Opponent...
in our quest for athletic and game
excellence.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
Fair Play
 Using the concept of
sportsmanship to the highest
degree...above and beyond.
 Another Term for Sportsmanship.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
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Gamesmanship
Pushing the rules to the limit,
using whatever means, to gain
an advantage.
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor
Character
Moral Character:
The Life of Right Conduct...
in Relation to Others and Oneself
PEP 570, Ethics and the Profession
Dr. Stoll,Director and Professor