ETHICAL DIMENSIONS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
PUAD 700 Fall 2004 Dr. Brack Brown
Office: Rob. A-234 Tel x1405 Hrs: Mon & Tues 2-4 p.m.
Class Room: Robinson A-206 Public & Intl Affairs
Monday: 4:30-7:10 p.m. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aug. 30th INTRODUCTION: ORGANIZATION, PROCEDURES,& SUBJECTS COVERED Read on Webpage: Slides -Ethics Not Personal; Definitions of Ethics & Dilemmas; Nature of Ethical Dilemmas.
SEPTEMBER 6TH LABOR DAY - NO CLASS -Prep for next class prep resume
Sept 13th INTEREST IN SELF, OTHERS, COLLECTIVITIES: Read:On Webpage Hardin, “The Tragedy of the Commons”; Extension of Tragedy; Hardin Obituary and Josephson, Ethical Decision Making. Discussion of slides on the nature of ethics & non-ethics mentioned above. Resumes due – see template.
Sept 20th ACQUIRING ETHICS - HIGHER DELIBERATIVE MORALS: In Reader A: Kohlberg, "Moral Development," On Webpage: Kohlberg’s 6 Reviewed; Sommers,"Teaching the Virtues" and Why Johny Can’t Tell...: Slides- Types of Ethics as indicated.
Sept 27th Critical Thinking About Law and About Ethics In Reader B: Foster, “Law, Morality, & the Public Servant” and Martinas, “Beyond Scandals&Statutes” On Webpage: “Ethics of Torture”; “Prison Sim Experiment”; “Drugged to Be Sane for Execution,” Should Doctors Help Execute…?”
Oct. 4th FOUNDATIONS, FRAMEWORK & PHILOSOPHIES OF GOOD SOCIETY: In
Reader A: Silva, Ch.1 "Ethics & Ethical Dilemmas," Ch. 2 "Classical Ethical Theories." On Webpage: Slides –on formal ethical theories –utilitarianism, deontology, and others
COLUMBUS DAY RECESS – Your Monday Class Meet TUESDAY 12th October
Oct. 12th FOUNDATIONS & FRAMEWORKS - CONTINUED: Reader A: Silva,Ch.5 Ethical Decision Frameworks. Reader B: All items on ethics codes.
Oct. 18th FRAMEWORKS FOR ETHICAL ANALYSIS IN PUBLIC