Intro to Philosophy MidTerm Deontilogical Ethics

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  1. Deontological ethics
    • Deontological ethics or
    • deontology (from Greek δέον, deon, "obligation, duty"; and -λογία,
    • -logia) is an approach to ethics that judges the morality of an action based on
    • the action's adherence to a rule or rules. Deontologists look at rules and
    • duties.
  2. a rule to be assumed by society. “Standard” Such as
    sharing your snack with everybody at the playground.
    Universalizability
  3. Treat humans...
    Treat humans as ends, not as means
  4. A proposition is subjective if and only if the truth of that proposition is dependent upon the beliefs, attitudes or opinions of the person asserting the proposition
    Subjective
  5. A proposition is objective if and only if the truth of that proposition is independent of the beliefs, attitude or opinions of the person asserting the proposition.
    Objective
  6. Quarrelling Argument
    • If people quarrel, then they believe that morality is objective
    • People quarrel.
    • Therefore, people believe that morality is objective
  7. No Conflicts Argument
    • If there are genuine moral conflicts, morality is objective.
    • There are genuine moral conflicts.
    • Therefore, morality is objective.
  8. The position that there is no universal standard to measure cultures by, and that all cultures are equally valid and must be understood in their own terms.
    Cultural Relativism

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