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Natural Law

Natural Law

Absolutist

Deontological

Aristotles Causes

Aquinas

Primary Precepts

Real and Apparent Goods

Strengths

Weaknesses

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Utilitiarianism - Act

Act Utilitiarianism - Keywords

Relativist

Teleological

Bentham - Hedonist

Principle of utility

Hedonic Calculus - PREDICT

Weaknesses

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Rule / Preference Utilitarianism

Rule / Preference Utilitarianism 

Relativist

Teleological

Mill

Qualitative not Quantitative

Higher / Lower Pleasures 

Preference

Singer

What is morally right

Maximizes pref

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Kantian Ethics

Kantian Ethics

Absolutist

Deontological

Moral Law

Duty and Good Will

'Ought implies can'

Apriori synthetic - moral statements

Summum bonum

Categorical imperative

Universal law

Ends in themselves / kingdom of ends / freedom

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