Friday, July 18, 2008

Ethics week01

1. Define Ethics.

 Known as moral philosophy
 A branch of philosophy
 The study of morality
 It deals with what is right or wrong in human behavior and conduct
 Decide what is good or bad

2. Differentiate between Consequentialist theory and Non-Consequentialist theory.

• Also known as Teleological Theory
• Based on moral judgments on consequences
• A person motive is relevant to the overall moral judgments
• Motive, Act and Consequence must be positive.

• Also known as Deontological Theory
• Consequences not enter into judgments.
• Moral and Immoral is decided upon the basis of the standard, other than consequences
• Involve Motive and Act only

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