Write a five-paragraph argumentative essay on the ethics of refusing to provide life-saving medicines to anyone not able to pay full price. Use information from the reading and from the three theories of ethics to help you form your opinion. Write a title for your essay. The word count should be 450-500.
For the structure of the argumentative essay please refer to the folder 'journals' in your Canvas.
Follow the outline below as a guide to your argumentative essay:
The title of your essay
Introduction: Introduce the topic and state the focus of the essay
First reason supporting your position: Give your first reason and support this reason with evidence such as examples, statistics, studies, quotations, and precedents
Second reason supporting your position: Give your second reason and support this reason with evidence such as examples, statistics, studies, quotations, and precedents
Arguments against (counterarguments): Present arguments against your case, with evidence supporting or explaining these counterarguments.
Conclusion and evaluation: Evaluate/ refute the counterarguments, summarize the points you haver made and state the conclusion you have come to on the title of the essay.
Some ideas to help you with essay 5.
Business not charity; responsible to shareholders,
Need money for R&D
Have the patents so it is legal
Life is precious
We live in an interconnected ecosystem not independent islands
Unethical because Discrimination
Company’s reputation matters
Companies are rich so give back to society