ETHICS

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Utilitarianism
an action that maximises happiness
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Act Utilitarianism
Bentham
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Rule Utilitarianism
John Stuart Mill
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PRRICED
Purity, Remotness, Richness, Intensity, Certainty, Extent, Duration
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Kantian Ethics
treat others in the way you wish to be treated
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Natural Law
everything is created for a purpose
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Preference Utilitarianism
Peter Singer
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Natural Law
Aristotle & Aquinas
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5 Primary Precepts
reproduction; live life; education; worshipping god; law&order
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Double Effect
Good and evil not intended
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Eudimonia
best possible life
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Hierarchy of laws
Eternal Law; Divine Law; Natural Law; Human Law
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Universalisable
applies to all situations
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Deontological
motives of an act, not consequences
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Good Will
Not the action that is good but the reason & motive
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The autonomy of morality
morality is a free act by the individual
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The rationality of morality
duty tells us to use reason to make decisions
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a priori
truth from experience
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a prosteriori
based on experience
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summum bonum
highest good
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Hypothetical Imperative
comes from personal preference
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