Utilitarian Approach to the Government Role in Ethical Decision-Making Processes in the US


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An Analysis of the Utilitarian Approach to the Government Role in Ethical Decision Making Processes in the United States
This ethical study will analyze the practical, obligatory, and the government action of the utilitarian approach to government ethics within the United States government. These policies often help to define the greater good of society, as well as to prevent harm by deviant or criminal forces working to create an imbalance of power. By understanding how government agents are trained regarding ethics, the problem of creating an obligatory consent to ethical behavior can be achieved. Furthermore, this study will analyze the appropriate ways in action can be taken to help keep the balance of power for the greater good of...
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.....The Constitutional Order 1787-1987" (1987), and
(1987, pp. 213-222). 14. What I mean by democratic moderation is not totally unlike the "conservative realism" that Stockman (1986, pp. 24-26) claimed to have learned from Niebuhr and
, but it is not based, needless to say, on doctrines of original sin, and it is meant to reflect the "idealism," so to speak, which allowed the founders to believe that popular government and republican liberty could be made to work successfully (see Hamilton's thesis in The Federalist, No. 9, to the effect that democracy has not yet proved itself, but that new discoveries can change the pattern). There is no reason why what is here intended could not be equally well described as "liberal realism."