McNamee’s view on codes of conduct assignment 5
* Deontologists follow rules no matter the consequence
* Rules should not be broken even if the result of breaking the rules brings about a good outcome. Sacrificing one life to save thousands.
* Deontologists simply form rules by what is right and wrong .Emotions are not considered.
The limitations of the deontological theory:
* -Rules are negatively formulated.
-The rules are narrow, outlined and focused.
-Enforcing the rules created is necessary.
Kant’s categorical imperative
* Attempted to establish a perfect set of rules which did not need to be progressive
* Harts philosophy of law explains the rules should be general and open for interpretation.
* States that rules should be set in a manner that does not allow manipulation for specific objectives.
* Professionals must have considerable sense of responsibility.
Virtue based-ethical theories and Trust virtues and the coach:
* People who have high values instilled in them are believed to be the best candidates to serve as sport coaches due to the fact that they posses the conduct that looks out for the well being of others.
* The good people who excel in their various fields of expertise are those who possess an ethos of excellence in their personal conduct.
* Adding to the aforementioned statement those who do less excellent is believed to lack the ethos of excellence.
* Virtues do not exist individually in a person but rather in one group which interlink with one another and this determines the way an individual will react and act when faced with a situation being it positive or negative.
* “whatever matters to human beings, trust is the atmosphere in which it thrives “
* For example, parents place their trust in a coach to help enhance a child’s skills in a certain sport because of the coach being a professional similar to a...