Published on December 1, 2015
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper on the controversial topic of torture. Analyze whether torturing enemy combatants or high-value targets violates standards of morality in an American free society. Examine whether the act of torture violates basic human rights and if it could have global implications. Determine if torture may be justified under any of the following ethical theories: • Ontological • Deontological • Utilitarianism • Natural law Make sure you discuss all four theories.