Deontology-1

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BUSINESS 120
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Philosophy
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Oct 1, 2023
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T H E E T H I C S O F D U T Y Deontology
Objectives 27 2 Define deontology Explain Immanuel Kant's concepts of duty, respect, rationality, and autonomy Describe the Kant's concept of moral goodness and good will Define maxim and describe how they are used to formulate moral rules Describe the first and second formulation of Kant's categorical imperative Use the categorical imperative to analyze moral actions Identify the strengths and weaknesses of Kant's theory
Deontology Stems from the Greek word " deon - meaning duty An ethics based on acting according to duty or doing what is right, rather than on achieving virtue or on bringing about good consequences Emphasizes one's duty to do a particular action because the action itself in inherently right Perspective - Doing what is right for its own sake is the foundation of morality An act is correct (or moral) if it conforms to duty 3 27
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