The four working principles

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  • Created on: 19-05-18 18:30

After establishing agape, Fletcher clarified how this was to work in practice when making ethical decisions. He identified four key working principles

Pragmatism

  • The solution to any ethical dilemma has to be practical
  • 'All are agreed: the good is what works, what is expedient, what gives satisfaction'
  • The key measure of the success of an ethical solution is in its application rather than its thought
  • 'Pragmatism

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