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CONSEQUENTIALIST MORAL THEORY
ACT
LIBERTARIANS
THEORY
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SCIENTIFIC THEORY
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MORAL THEORIES
CONSEQUENTIALISM
VIRTUE ETHICS
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MORAL THEORY
Review of Short Phrases and Links

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

Definitions

  1. Kant's moral theory is sometimes held up as a paradigm of deontology, and contrasted with the consequentialism of, for example, Utilitarianism.

Consequentialist Moral Theory

  1. Utilitarianism is a Consequentialist moral theory.

Act

  1. C) Utilitarianism is a moral theory that focuses mainly on an act being universalizable.

Libertarians

  1. There are other libertarians who have no moral theory at all apart from the imperative of non-violation of rights. (Web site)

Theory

  1. One objection to deontological moral theory is that the theory yields only absolutes and cannot always justify its standpoints.

Social Ethics

  1. Even now there is some reluctance to admit social ethics is a legitimate area of moral theory and practice.

Scientific Theory

  1. Moral theory, according to moral realism, is as revisable as scientific theory. (Web site)

Moral Philosophy

  1. In moral philosophy, the phrase aretaic turn refers to the renewed emphasis on human excellence or virtue in moral theory and ethics.

Moral Theories

  1. Shades of Goodness is aimed at readers interested in moral theories, and particularly those wishing to construct or defend a moral theory. (Web site)

Consequentialism

  1. In moral theory, he has written on moral dilemmas, consequentialism, and moral epistemology, where he defends limited moral skepticism.

Virtue Ethics

  1. B) Virtue ethics is a moral theory that focuses mainly on an act being universalizable.
  2. D) Virtue ethics is a moral theory that focuses mainly on consequences.

Utilitarianism

  1. C) Utilitarianism is a moral theory that focuses mainly on consequences.
  2. Once this is recognized, utilitarianism becomes a much more complex, and rich, moral theory, and may align much more closely with our moral intuitions.

Deontology

  1. B) Deontology is a moral theory that focuses mainly on consequences.
  2. D) Deontology is a moral theory that focuses mainly on an act being universalizable.

Moral Theory

  1. Consequentialism is any moral theory which argues that the morality of actions should be judged solely on the basis of the consequences. (Web site)
  2. Utilitarianism can be the basis of a political theory as well as a moral theory.

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