Four Ethical Theories

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What is Utilitarianism?
The idea of doing what will produce the greatest good for the greatest number, all actions and rules are based upon this ideology.
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What is Situation Ethics?
An ethical theory which allows choices to be determined by the circumstance. There is no absolutely right or wrong way of behaving, but the requirement is to the most loving thing in any situation.
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What is Altruism?
The ethical theory that puts the needs of others first and yours second.
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What is Egoism?
However we choose to behave, we do things which we believe will benefit ourselves. It states that the key duty is to obtain the greatest possible balance of good over evil.
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Who was the creator of Situation Ethics?
Joseph Fletcher
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An ethical theory which allows choices to be determined by the circumstance. There is no absolutely right or wrong way of behaving, but the requirement is to the most loving thing in any situation.

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