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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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Geach, Peter T. Deontology   Geach, Peter T.
Nagel, Thomas Deontology   Nagel, Thomas
Singer, Peter Deontology   Singer, Peter
Wright, Crispin Deontology   Wright, Crispin


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-24