Ase study as identified by the six major ethical theories.
During wartime, Katia and her family have been starving because their town has been bombed and under siege. She breaks into someones house, finds food in the kitchen, and steals it for her family. Is she justified in stealing in this instance? Why, or why not?
Would it make any difference if it were peacetime but times were hard, and Katia couldnt get a job and earn money for food? Why, or why not?
The 6 major theories are egoism, utilitarianism, Kant, Ross, devine command, virtue ehtics.
Show how each theory might reason the case.
This study is taken from Ethics-Theory and Practice by Jacques P. Thiroux