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1. Complete the reading and video below.
Kant’s Groundwork Download Groundwork, Section One.
Please watch: Video: The Heinz DilemmaLinks to an external site.. This video presents a classic thought experiment developed by Kohlberg to test moral development. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_2qEOxSTsM
Please watch: Video Interview: Carol Gilligan on Women and Moral DevelopmentLinks to an external site.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2W_9MozRoKE
2. Consider the following questions:
Did Heinz act morally correctly?
Using reasoning based on Kant’s ethics and the categorical imperative, make a case for your answer to the question whether or not Heinz acted in a morally correct manner.
Consider Carol Gilligan’s examples and reasoning with respect to the principle-based reasoning that Kant’s ethics holds as highest. In light of Gilligan’s insights, would you revise or modify your initial response to the question?
Please include details from the texts/video and to provide justification for your own position with respect to the issues.