Exam 3 Study Guide - 1 Divine Dependency Thesis(DDT...

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1. Divine Dependency Thesis (DDT): Morality depends on God: An act A is wrong if god forbids A and an act, A is right obligatory if god commands A. Two Types of DDT : Natural Law Tradition: moral laws are “built into” creation by god. Natural=Moral, Unnatural= immoral Revelatory Ethics: morality is whatever god commands it, sometimes called Divine Command Theory 2. Divine Command Theory (DCT): Morality is whatever god commands it. 3. Natural Law (NL): Moral laws are “built into” creation by god. 4. Revelatory Ethics: Morality is whatever god commands it. 5. Doctrine of Double Effect (DDE): The DDE states , under certain conditions, moral responsibility falls towards intended consequences and not towards unintended consequences. Many acts have two choices and separate consequences. The DDE is supposed to provide guidance with the consequences of actions that will produce ill and good. Ex
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2009 for the course PHIL 203 taught by Professor Jordan during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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Exam 3 Study Guide - 1 Divine Dependency Thesis(DDT...

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