Ethical Theories and Conflict Resolution

Ethics, which has its history from the Greek word ethika, has to do with norms, custom and behaviour of humans if they are to function in an organized and well-ordered society devoid of conflicts. Let us examine some key ethical theories and how those theories attempt to resolve conflicts amongst humans. Utilitarianism The proponent of … Read more

Some Ethical Dimensions of Conflict Resolution

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Introduction Conflict may be defined as the lack of harmonious existence between two or more individuals, two or more ethnic groups, nation, states, etc. This is the cessation of peace where it had previously existed. Key factors for the cessation of peace (which brings about conflicts) are: injustice or perceived sense of injustice, unfair distribution … Read more