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Unformatted text preview: doing so would produce the greatest benefit? Deontology (Kant)-Human beings have an intrinsic moral value (dignity) that ought to be respected)-Intrinsic value and rightness (as opposed to extrinsic) Rights derive from each individuals status as human being and are therefore universal:-Cannot be violated even if they produce the most overall good Kant: Moral laws command categorically: Always tell the truth. (not hypothetically: If , then) Virtue Ethics Against utilitarians and deontologists:-These doctrines are both universal: they seek to develop a single moral standard for all human societies-They focus on the individual on individual wellbeing and individual rights-They ignore the social structure of human life Human beings should strive for excellence....
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- Summer '07