Essays Tagged: "Consequentialism"

Outline and evaluate what you consider to be the most powerful objection to Utilitarianism as a moral theory

ually mean it promoted the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people (or "maximising act consequentialism). This could possibly mean acting in a manner that ran contrary to traditional mora ...

(4 pages) 184 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Setting Up A Moral System

in every society. Yet, every moral system mustdeal with the major conflicting general moral issues: Consequentialism versusNon-consequentialism; Self versus Other-Interestedness; Act Utilitarianism ve ... d and examinedthere are conflicting views that must be resolved.First of all, there is the issue of Consequentialism and Non-consequentialism.Consequentialism is best described by utilitarianism, wher ...

(2 pages) 76 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Inclusion Education policies for Special needs

cation policies are lessening the provision of quality education.Individuals opposing the theory of Consequentialism believe the success of Inclusive education practices are heavily dependent on educa ... opose changing attitudes and expectations as the indispensable pre-requisites for changing existing Consequentialism policies. They advocate resource allocation, based on the number of enrolled studen ...

(10 pages) 564 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Organizaional Ethics - A theoretical Exploration

domain, questions that often seem to include the word 'ethics' in their answer. Whether we look to consequentialism and always consider the outcome of a particular action, or conform to a more deonto ...

(7 pages) 93 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Who Guards the Guardians? Judicial Control of Administration

e 1970s and early 1980s, administrative law was actually undergoing a conversion from pluralism and consequentialism to postpluralism and postconsequentialism. This conversion was gradual and unconsci ...

(11 pages) 94 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Ethical Theories Paper: Consequentialist Theory

ieve that end result. This theory can then be put into two sub-theories, ethical egoism and "social consequentialism";utilitarianism probably being the most common theory.Ethical egoism is a form of c ... a person who walks out on their family because they cannot handle the stress.The sub-theory "social consequentialism" is a type of consequentialism that guides people to maximize good consequences and ...

(4 pages) 131 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Ethics Awareness Inventory

(5 pages) 58 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The link between Utilitarianism and Democracy

of ethics based on quantitative maximization of some good for society or humanity. It is a form of consequentialism. This good is often happiness or pleasure, though some utilitarian theories might s ...

(1 pages) 14 1 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Comparsion of John Stewary Mill and Emanuel Kants Philosophies on Morality

eves, are necessary to free and rational practical judgment. Mill's utilitarian theory is a form of consequentialism because the rightness or wrongness of an act is determined by the consequences. Kan ... the basis for his universal duty based theory. Mill's theory of utilitarianism is a primary form of consequentialism.John Stuart Mill, who made utilitarianism the subject of one of his philosophical t ...

(9 pages) 56 1 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Ethical and Legal Issues

(5 pages) 163 0 4.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Nurse Accountability – Consent for Catheterisation, Professional Law and Ethics.

thical principles of autonomy, beneficence and non-maleficence and applying the ethical theories of consequentialism and deontology the author hopes to make it clear how nurses justify their actions.N ... n influential and which in many ways work in opposition to each other. Theories of this thought are consequentialism and deontology.Singleton and Mclaren (1995) state that the consiquentialist theory ...

(15 pages) 83 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Leadership and Ethics Course, Through Military Discussing Ethical Decisions as They Relate To Utilitarian Teleologist, Kantian Deontologist and Decision Making,.

TeleologistUtilitarianism Teleological (UT) ethics, often referred to as consequentialist ethics or consequentialism involves the morality of a decision and the results of doing what is the better goo ...

(12 pages) 80 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics


e consequences of actions and therefore is a consequentialist theory. (See the table 'Comparison of Consequentialism, Deontology & Virtue Ethics' in Chapter 2: Animal Ethics.)Utilitarianism evolve ...

(21 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Capitalism benefits everybody reflective

ons, to understand the complexities of decisions, taking into account multiple perspectives such as Consequentialism (consequences), Deontology (duties, rights and obligations) and finally Human natur ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers