Suppose that a man is drowning in a river, and Aristotle, Kant and Mill are on the shore debating with each other about the right thing to do in this situation. Each of these philosophers represents differing ethical views (i.e. virtue ethics, deontology, and utilitarianism). State what you think each of these theorists would argue is the best reason for action in this situation. Which of these philosopher’s arguments would motivate you to act and save the drowning man?
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