Political TV Drama: Ethics and Perspectives

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Joseph Fisher , Eastern Kentucky University
Joshua Lang , Eastern Kentucky University
This poster will analyze the popular TV political dramas, The West Wing and House of Cards, through the lens of prevailing ethical theories. The characters in both series display ethical theories, such as the utilitarianism of Mill and deontology of Kant, through the decisions they make.