Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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.
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 2017-05-27