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MODERATE DEONTOLOGY
SENSE
ORDER
PEOPLE
SET
PARADOX
PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED
CRUCIAL PART
KANT
THEORY
RIGHTS
RIGHT
IMMORAL
MORAL THEORIES
MORALITY
CERTAIN RULES
DUTY
MORAL OBLIGATION
MORAL PHILOSOPHY
IMMANUEL KANT
CONSEQUENCES
UTILITARIANISM
VIRTUE ETHICS
CONSEQUENTIALISM
DEONTOLOGY
Review of Short Phrases and Links

    This Review contains major "Deontology"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.

Definitions

  1. Deontology is the view that the laws should protect individual autonomy, liberty, or rights. (Web site)
  2. Deontology is a set of moral theories which place themselves opposite consequentialism. (Web site)
  3. Deontology is a moral theory based on duty. (Web site)
  4. Deontology is "the theory of duty or moral obligation."[22] The philosopher Immanuel Kant formulated one influential deontological theory of law. (Web site)
  5. B) Deontology is a moral theory that focuses mainly on consequences.

Moderate Deontology

  1. Moderate deontology with a low threshold is close to consequentialism on the spectrum.

Sense

  1. Conclusion In a sense, the battle between deontology and consequentialism is one of the great battles of contemporary legal theory. (Web site)

Order

  1. According to consequentialism, not deontology, the doctor should and must sacrifice that one man in order to save for others. (Web site)

People

  1. Williams noted that rigid forms of both consequentialism and deontology demanded that people behave impartially.

Set

  1. Moderate deontology comes in degrees, depending on where the threshold is set.

Paradox

  1. Robert Nozick famously points out what has become known as the paradox of deontology. (Web site)

Problems Associated

  1. This hybrid takes what is best from both consequentialism and deontology while leaving behind the problems associated with each. (Web site)

Crucial Part

  1. Either teleology with deontology is a crucial part of Love or they are not.

Kant

  1. When I think of deontology I think of Kant, but I also think of religion and particularly Judeo-Christian religions. (Web site)

Theory

  1. In one sense, a deontology is simply theory of our duties, something most ethical theories have. (Web site)

Rights

  1. Rights are of vital importance in the fields of law and ethics, especially theories of justice and deontology.

Right

  1. These will guide decisions based on what you truly believe is right or wrong (remember "deontology"?).

Immoral

  1. His line of attack on deontology is first to show that constraints are invariably immoral, and then to show that options are immoral without constraints. (Web site)

Moral Theories

  1. Deontology refers to a general category of ethical or moral theories that define right action in terms of duties and moral rules. (Web site)

Morality

  1. Some moral theories try to eliminate the influence of luck on morality (primarily deontology).

Certain Rules

  1. Like deontology, rule consequentialism holds that moral behavior involves following certain rules. (Web site)

Duty

  1. Deontology (Greek deon, "duty," and logos, "science") consequently focuses on logic and ethics.
  2. She urges us to abandon the tradition that describes Kantian ethics as a deontology, a moral system of rules of duty. (Web site)

Moral Obligation

  1. Deontology: This system is duty-based and relies on moral obligation.

Moral Philosophy

  1. Deontology brings together some of the most significant philosophical work on ethics, presenting canonical essays on core questions in moral philosophy. (Web site)

Immanuel Kant

  1. Deontology or Kantianism is an obligation-based theory whose chief author was Immanuel Kant, who lived in the 18th century. (Web site)

Consequences

  1. But if, in order to justify the rule, we have to have reference to the consequences of following the rule, then deontology is wrong. (Web site)
  2. Consequentialist critics of deontology argue that absolute rights, duties, and permissions can lead to consequences that would not be morally acceptable. (Web site)

Utilitarianism

  1. Kant's moral theory is sometimes held up as a paradigm of deontology, and contrasted with the consequentialism of, for example, Utilitarianism.
  2. This is in short, the rules of deontology in the discriminating service of utilitarianism. (Web site)
  3. There's a need for something which combines both utilitarianism and deontology in a single formula. (Web site)

Virtue Ethics

  1. Utilitarianism is the classic consequentalist theory of ethics, and as such is opposed to non-consequentalist theories, such as deontology or virtue ethics.
  2. The inclusion meaning refers to the integration of the ethical theories of virtue ethics, deontology and utilitarianism in guiding corporate decisions.
  3. There are three "classic" theoretical frameworks utilitarianism, deontology (which kantianism is a part of) and virtue ethics. (Web site)

Consequentialism

  1. Whereas deontology and consequentialism are based on rules that try to give us the right action, virtue ethics makes central use of the concept of character.
  2. The next section examines claims virtue ethicists initially made that set the theory up as a rival to deontology and consequentialism.
  3. Virtue ethics offers a radically different account to deontology and consequentialism.

Deontology

  1. As stated before, deontology focuses on following rules, while consequentialism focuses on the outcomes (consequences) of actions.
  2. Hume) continued to emphasize the virtues, with the ascendancy of utilitarianism and deontology, virtue ethics moved to the margins of Western philosophy.
  3. In moral philosophy, deontology is the view that morality either forbids or permits actions.

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