The Ethics 'Toolkit'

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Kant
The PRINCIPLE OF UNIVERSALISABILITY - a method of reasoning implying consistency and a neutral point of view, and PERSONAL AUTONOMY - places human choice and reason as a central ethical concern
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Aquinas
The PRINCIPLE OF NATURAL RATIONAL PURPOSE - the idea of an order of being which is appropriate to our unique rational natures, the ultimate TELOS (purpose/end) is EUDAIMONIA
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Utilitarians
The LEAST HARM PRINCIPLE - the idea that we should always assess consequences in the light of an empirical calculation of the balance of happiness over misery, pleasure over pain or welfare over harm. COST/BENEFIT ANALYSIS
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Relativists
Encourage us to consider the PRINCIPLE OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY and to be humble in the face of claims that our own culture is objectively superior
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Golden Rule
"Do to others as you would have them do to you" Matthew 7:18
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The PRINCIPLE OF NATURAL RATIONAL PURPOSE - the idea of an order of being which is appropriate to our unique rational natures, the ultimate TELOS (purpose/end) is EUDAIMONIA

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Aquinas

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The LEAST HARM PRINCIPLE - the idea that we should always assess consequences in the light of an empirical calculation of the balance of happiness over misery, pleasure over pain or welfare over harm. COST/BENEFIT ANALYSIS

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Encourage us to consider the PRINCIPLE OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY and to be humble in the face of claims that our own culture is objectively superior

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"Do to others as you would have them do to you" Matthew 7:18

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