Ethical Analysis Essays (2 @ 10% each)
Students will analyze a current ethical issue in sport (chosen from a national news outlet such as SportsIllustrated, ESPN, Time, Newsweek, Harpers, the Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times, etc.) using three ethical theories presented in class or readings.
The essay should include a brief paragraph summarizing the issue/argument, followed by an extended critique of that argument that demonstrates proper application of the ethical theories.
As students write their paper, students should develop and argument why he or she agree or disagree the decision/or issue with supporting evident(s) from ethical standpoint, referencing to ethical theories and models you learned in class.
It should be approximately 2-3 pages (double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 pt. font).
The purpose of the essays is to evaluate your ability to think critically and write clearly and concisely about a current controversial issue.
( PLEASE USE ANY TOPIC BUT NOT ON PLAYERS USING ENHANCED DRUGS)