Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Deontology: theories within ethics that are related to the intrinsic nature of actions and do not consider their possible consequences. From this intrinsic nature obligations and prohibitions are derived. Counter position is consequentialism. See also ethics, intrinsic, actions, morals.
 
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Peter Singer
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Deontology/P. Singer: Thesis: Ethics is a system of rules. These may have to be built more and more complex to allow exceptions. Many rules are increasingly conflicting in ever more complex systems.

Sing I
Peter Singer
Practical Ethics (Third Edition) Cambridge 2011

Sing II
P. Singer
The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically. New Haven 2015


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-27