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    Deontological ethics or deontology (from Greek δέον‚ deon‚ "obligation‚ duty"; and -λογία‚ -logia) is an approach to ethics that judges the morality of an action based on the action’s adherence to a rule or rules. Deontologists look at rules[1] and duties. It is sometimes described as "duty" or "obligation" or "rule" - based ethics‚ because rules "bind you to your duty".[2] The term "deontological" was first used in this way in 1930‚ in C. D. Broad’s book‚ Five Types of Ethical Theory.[3] Deontological

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    Kant’s Deontological Ethics Immanuel Kant is a German philosopher (1724-1804)‚ who had contributed on the arenas of philosophy‚ war‚ peace‚ science‚ beauty & geography. The word deontology is derived from the Greek word “Deon”‚ meaning duty and “tology” mean theory (Mackinnon & Fiala 2018). The base idea of Kant’s Deontological ethics is just to do our duty in any circumstances. Thus‚ a moral agent should act for the sake of good and motivated by obligation or duty‚ not for an ulterior motive. In

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    Deontological Ethics in Location-based Social Media There are so many location aware applications on my “smart” phone; I do not know how I could have lived without these features. There are applications that tell me where is the closes gym that I am a member of. There are applications that give me information on the weather of the current city. There are even applications that will locate the closest “driver” to taxi me wherever I want to go. And of course‚ all these can be shared on facebook

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    normative ethical systems; they are deontological‚ teleological‚ and virtue ethics. Deontological‚ and teleological are considered action based theories of morality; they focus completely on the performance of a person’s action. Teleological or consequentialist is ones action judged morally right based on their consequences. When actions are judged morally right and how they conform to some set of duties‚ then it’s a deontological ethical theory. Both systems deontological and teleological focus on asking

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    deontological vs. utilitarian ethics Kant believed that morality is dependent upon reason‚ that to act rationally was the same as acting morally. He placed a high value upon duty in determining the moral worth of an action. Kant’s deontological ethics is essentially an ethics of duty or obligation. As such‚ he claims that the moral worth of an action depends solely on whether or not it was done exclusively from a sense of duty. If an act is done simply because one is so inclined‚ the act has no

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    between a Deontological and Teleological approach to Ethics. Deontological ethical theories claim that certain actions are right or wrong in themselves‚ regardless of what the consequence is. For example Natural Law. However Teleological ethical theories look at the consequence and result of an action to see if it is right or if it is wrong. For example Situation ethics. The difference between teleological and Deontological ethics is outcome of act verses the act itself. Teleological ethics denotes

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    A deontological ethical system is one that is concerned solely with the inherent nature of the act being judged. If an act is inherently good‚ then even if it results in bad consequences‚ it is still considered a good act. Teleological systems judge the consequences of an act. An act might look bad‚ but if it results in good consequences‚ then it can be defined as good under a teleological system. Ethical formalism is a deontological system because the important determinant for judging whether

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    one ought or ought not to do—by reflecting on the doctrine of deontological constraints and conclude with an un-demanding finale of how one’s ethics (thereby my agreement with deontological constraints) do not provide basis for all ethics (and every person’s ethics)‚ merely a motivation to thoroughly analyse thought-experiments which question our very morals. The paradox arises when we take into account

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    The difference bewtween deontological and teleogical theories is that teleogical theories are the outcome of your actions and deontological is the actions that you perform. Teleological theories are what the consequence or outcome of what your actions do and Kant thinks that this is wrong and that we should act deontologically and act out of duty‚ not out of compassion. He believes that we should do something‚ because we have to‚ not out of compassion or if we think its morally wrong or right‚

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    Student Name: Veronica Ryan Student No: 20120035 Assignment: Kant Lecturer: Prof: Wamsley Due Date: 23 August 2013 ____________________________________________________________________ Emmanuel Kant was an influential German Philosopher. He was born in Konigsberg in Prussia to Protestant parents he lived from 1724 to 1804. Kant observed the world around him and observed that that every culture religion and society has moral law whether they are obeyed or not. The Formula of Universal Law-

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