Katian EthicsEssay Wk5 (Week Five): All are required to submit a 3 to 5 page double-spaced essay in standard college format on Kantian ethics (no pdf documents). This essay will be submitted through Safe-Assign, graded, and returned for any needed revisions before it becomes part of the final paper in week 10.

The requirements are as follows:

(a) one paragraph introducing the topic;

(b) two to three paragraphs explaining in your own words what Kantian ethics is and what distinguishes it from utilitarianism (one quotation is required in this part of the essay on Kantian ethics with proper reference and a 40 word limit on the quote); 

(c) two to three paragraphs explaining Kant’s understanding of moral duty and how we ought to treat a person (one quotation is also required in this part of the essay on Kant’s understanding of moral duty with proper reference and a 40 word limit on the quote);

(d) select some person featured in the news recently who did something contradicting moral duty as Kant understands it related to how we ought to treat human beings; explain the story, indicate what the moral failure was and how it contradicts Kant’s moral theory (one quotation is also required in this part of the essay with proper reference and a 40 word limit on the quote); and

(e) provide a concluding paragraph on Kantian ethics and its place in today’s world. The essay must also have the works cited page at the end of the paper.