Essays Tagged: "Deontological Ethics"

Deontological ethics is too rigid in its emphasis on duties, utilitarian ethics too keen to override basic human rights.

Deontological ethics is too rigid in its emphasis on duties, utilitarianethics too keen to override ... term even if it meansdepriving people of basic human rights for example. However does this mean thatdeontological ethics is too rigid in its emphasis on duties and that utilitarian ethics istoo keen t ... consequences of each are to be considered then this would make it aconsequentialist view and not a deontological one. Single duty conflicts cause just asmany problems such as two people imminently ne ...

(4 pages) 474 3 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Dating in the workplace: Do employers have the right to regulate the social activities of their employees?

is to adopt a policy prohibiting dating. This solution would be popular with those who prefer using deontological ethics. Deontological ethics state that the best decision is the one that is ultimatel ... Anything that takes the focus away from our organization's goals must be removed form the equation.Deontological ethics would favor implementing a policy prohibiting dating in the workplace. Doing wh ...

(5 pages) 238 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Same-sex marriages: Viewpoints and Theories

social contract theory (Thomas Hobbes), consequentialist and utilitarian beliefs, Immanuel Kant and deontological ethics, and virtue ethics. Each viewpoint and system of belief differs from another, y ...

(7 pages) 137 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Business Ethics: Deontological Ethics What do I believe?

CONFIDENTIALWhat do I believe?Ethical Theory: Deontological EthicsDeontological ethics relates to things such as duties, principles and obligation ...

(5 pages) 221 0 2.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Monitoring.... Not Spying (Reading employees emails and monitoring websites)

, I believe it is morally acceptable for an employer to read his or her employers email. One of the deontological issues concerning this is privacy of personal communication and the strongest utilitar ... cent of those employers didn't notify employees that the monitoring was going on (Glave, 1999). The deontological issue concerning privacy pf personal communication could be solved by simply notifying ...

(2 pages) 94 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Understanding Ethic concept-----the teleological and deontological theory

claims that actions are inherently right or wrong. This two ethics school called teleological, and deontological.Teleological TheoryTeleological, sometimes called consequential methods. According to ... objectively quantify the consequences affected by subjective factors, like one's needs and desires.Deontological TheoryAnother philosophical ethics is called Deontological Theory. In a 'Deontological ...

(6 pages) 284 0 3.4 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Th Doctrine of Double Effect: Consequentialism

ever morally permissible to use people as a means to one's end. Warren Quinn attempts to present a deontological way of viewing the Doctrine of Double Effect. The configuration of Doctrine of Double ... st be guided above all by adherence to clear principles. Thomas Nagel suggest that the core idea in deontological thinking is the Doctrine of Double Effect and the innermost idea is one ought not in o ...

(11 pages) 132 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

A moral conflict

munity. On the other hand, most of their work may not conform with the utilitarian standards or the deontological attitude (the principle that holds that means is valuable than the ends) since they ar ... ot valid.Secondly, indicting the innocent opposes my creed, the utilitarian standard as well as the deontological ideology. The scripture warns every Christian against prosecuting the innocent since t ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Benefits of the Teleological theory of morality

eology.To start off we have Immanuel Kant, creator of the categorical imperative and the founder of deontological principles. These principles state that one shall do their duty by not lying, not kill ... rtue based system. A system now communicated to us by "The Book of Virtues", it is what some of the deontological system was based on. In this theory one follows the virtues and puts themselves as far ...

(5 pages) 81 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Compare and Contrast two ethical theories.

In this essay I have chosen to compare two opposing theories, Immanuel Kant's absolutist deontological ethics and Joseph Fletchers relativist situation ethics. The deontological ethics focu ... were less personal than Fletcher's, although in actuality both focus on the best outcome for humans.Deontological ethics is concerned with actions, not consequences. To act with good intention but hav ...

(9 pages) 238 0 2.6 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays


servation of outcomes (hence "evidence based ethics"). For practical application, and a contrast to deontological ethics and utilitarian ethicsIn philosophy, moral relativism is the position that mora ...

(1 pages) 150 0 2.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Case Analysis - Public Health vs. Privacy Rights, in Neonatal HIV Testing

ally justified in his actions by using three tests: 1) the consequentalist/utilitarian test, 2) the deontological test, and 3) the Supreme Court's Three-Pronged Test.The utilitarian test, as follows w ... t also consider the impact that this could have on his career if he is found to be in the wrong.The Deontological Test is most easily expressed as considering the consequences of an action such that p ...

(8 pages) 41 0 1.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Means To An End

ng others. So their actions cannot be justified" This statement evidently states a contradiction in ethics. A consequentaialist duty is to bring about the best overall state of affairs judged from an ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ETHICS Deontological Theory Student: Professor: Course: Ethics and Society Date: February 09, 2002 Historic ... the examination of many of the same theories studied by earlier philosophers.One such theory is the deontological theory. This ethical theory is based an individual's actions and not the consequences ... rom the word deontos, the Greek word meaning duty or obligation.There are two sub-categories of the deontological theory. The "monistic" sub-category bases morality solely on one virtue. Examples of t ...

(5 pages) 87 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Teleological ethical theories vs. Deontological ethical theories By: Jesse Coleman

Teleological ethical theories vs. Deontological ethical theories By: Jesse Coleman There are two theories that have generally been use ... eories that have generally been used to analyze ethical questions. They are teleological ethics and deontological ethics.There are similarities and differences between the two that I will explain in m ... al ethics are decided by the ends not the actions that bring you to them. On the other hand deon in deontological is best translated as rule or duty. The end is not of importance, but it?s the actions ...

(6 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Ethics Awareness

Ethics are a very important aspect of the success of a company. Ethics are, as defined by the Merria ... are many decisions within a company that managers must base around the company's ethical standards. Ethics are not only a guideline to employee and employer behavior, but also the company's behavior a ... employee and employer behavior, but also the company's behavior as a whole. Possessing good, strong ethics will help a company attract and keep customers. Without ethics, there would be no way for a p ...

(5 pages) 285 0 4.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Ethical Perspectives

tate which makes man good and which makes him do his work well." (Ciulla, 2004)Obligation/DeontologyDeontological ethics or deontology, which means obligation or duty in Greek, is an approach to ethic ... obligation" based ethics, because deontologists believe that ethical rules "bind you to your duty". Deontological ethics is commonly contrasted with consequentiality or teleological ethical theories, ...

(5 pages) 144 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Ethical Perspective Paper

tributes develop. Our environment, society and the workplace help to shape our moral decisions. "In deontological ethics an action is considered morally good because of some characteristic of the acti ... because of some characteristic of the action itself, not because the product of the action is good. Deontological ethics holds that at least some acts are morally obligatory regardless of their conseq ...

(4 pages) 63 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Ethics in the Army

hat we place on morals and ethics, not everyone in the military thinks that way. Utilitarianism and deontological ethics help to explain this informational privacy dilemma.Utilitarianism ethics most e ... credit problems. The use of a social security number clearly distinguishes one Soldier from another.Deontological ethics most effectively explains why the military should not use social security numbe ...

(3 pages) 16 0 1.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

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

pathy, social cognition and moral action.Utilitarianism TeleologistUtilitarianism Teleological (UT) ethics, often referred to as consequentialist ethics or consequentialism involves the morality of a ... ommand and not of an emotional feeling. Kantian is derived from the philosopher Immanuel Kant whose ethics are founded on rationality as the higher good, and that people are rational beings. When maki ...

(12 pages) 80 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics