Welfarism

Welfarism - Ethics PL-222 Online Welfarism and the Value of...

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Ethics PL-222 ) Online ( Welfarism and the Value of Goods ) Question 2 ( Essay 1
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Welfarism and the Value of Goods Consequentialism defines the set of theories and moral rules which assume that only well-being is important to determine if actions are right or wrong. One of the sub divisions -or forms- of consequentialism is Welfarism, which suggests that morally significant consequences have a great impact on human welfare. Welfarists believe that only well-being has an intrinsic value in itself, and that all other goods fall into the category of Instrumental goods. Other views argue that goods such as freedom and equality can be both instrumentally and intrinsically valuable and provide fairly good reasons and justifications to their claims . Well-being clearly plays a central role in any moral theory, and each view tries to justify its claims with the most obvious reasons to the other proponent views. Therefore, Welfarists believe that one's actions contribute to one's self and to
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