BPYG-171 Applied Ethics in English Solved Assignment 2021-2022

BPYG-171 Applied Ethics

Solved Assignment 2021-2022


Course code: BPYG-171
Assignment Code: BPYG-171/ASST/TMA/2021-22
Marks: 100

Title Name

BPYG-171 Generic Elective Courses

University IGNOU
Service Type Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)
Course BAG & BA (Generic Elective Courses)
Language ENGLISH
Semester 2021 Course: BAG & BA (Generic Elective Courses)
Session January, and July, 2021 Sessions
Short Name BPYG-171
Assignment Code BPYG-171/ASST/TMA/2021-22
Product Assignment of BAG & BA (Generic Elective Courses) 2021 (IGNOU)
Submission Date For January Batch:  Last date of Submission for the December TEE: 31st October
For July Batch: Last date of Submission for the June Examination: 30th April



1. Give Answer of all five questions.
2. All five questions carry equal marks
3. Answer to question no. 1 and 2 should be in about 400 words each.
1. What are the major problems in the application of normative ethical theories in the
domain of technology? Elaborate. 20
2. Write a note on, 10+10= 20
A) ‘is-ought’ gap.
B) the significance of Hippocratic school in the history of biomedical ethics.
2. Discuss in detail preference utilitarianism of Peter Singer in the context of animal rights.
Write a note on, 10+10= 20
A) the environmental consequences of terrorism.
B) the role of moral values in professions.
3. Answer any two of the following questions in about 200 words each. 2*10= 20
a) Write a note on the key issues of bioethics. 10
b) What are the salient features of biocentric ethics? 10
c) What are the different ways in which the idea of personhood is defined? And how do
these conceptions affect the ethical debate on abortion? 10
d) How will you resolve a conflict among principles in the case of medical ethics?
Elaborate your answer with an example. 10
4. Answer any four of the following questions in about 150 words each. 4*5= 20
a) What are the arguments given by Immanuel Kant to oppose the idea of suicide? 5
b) Differentiate between retributive and consequentialist approaches of punishment. 5
c) What is surrogacy? Present some arguments in the favour of surrogacy. 5
d) How media and society are interlinked? Explain briefly. 5
e) Write a note on the relation between justice and morality. 5
f) Explain briefly the arguments against capital punishment. 5
5. Write short notes on any five of the following in about 100 words each. 5*4= 20
a) Doctrine of Double effect 4
b) Moderate anthropocentrism 4
c) Reflective morality 4
d) Role of business ethics in corporate governance 4
e) Coherentialism 4
f) Utilitarian position on suicide 4
g) Digital Divide 4
h) Technological enthusiasm 4


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