Foundational Ideals: Moral Frameworks Series

We’re continuing our moral frameworks series today. Instead of breaking down a workplace ethics case, we’re looking behind the scenes and discussing one of the major moral frameworks that Andy uses to think through moral cases: foundational ideals. In his moral reasoning workshops, he usually takes participants through six main frameworks used in ethics. Today, he and Kate discuss foundational ideals. Stayed tuned for more discussions about each of the frameworks!


Our episode on Liz Anderson’s book, Private Government

Declaration of Independence

First Amendment

Mark Zuckerburg runs a nation-state, and he’s the king” from Vox

With great power, comes great responsibility” from Spider Man

Our episode on privacy

Who was John Locke?

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe’s (Former CEO of Nestle) thoughts on water and human rights

A typo in the Declaration of Independence?

Interested in taking a workshop on moral reasoning led by Getting Ethics to Work’s own Andy Cullison? You can find more information here, or contact him directly at

If you have a workplace dilemma you need some help with, send your story to our producer Kate at

For this episode’s transcript, click here.


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