Deontological vs Teleological

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Deontological vs. Teleological 1 Deontological Versus Teleological Ethics Systems Brenda Alvarez Axia College University of Phoenix
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Deontological vs. Teleological 2 Deontological Versus Teleological Ethics Systems The ethical systems are grouped into two parts the deontological ethical system and the teleological ethical system. They mainly group these types of ethical systems into two beliefs or ideas. They are grouped into separate beliefs and the various types of ethical systems are very different in various ways. Some individuals may relate to certain ethical systems, and others may disagree on the way other ethical systems set their beliefs on what makes something a good or a bad deed. Having an opinion on all the ethical systems is not the main objective, but rather to understand each one’s own ideas and beliefs. What one may believe is good may not be entirely true for another person, because everybody has a different idea of what “good” is considered to be. This theory follows many different ethics to get to this conclusion of what a good deed is considered to be. Deontological and teleological ethical systems are very different in one major aspect. The way these two ethical systems are different is determined whether the intentions are good, or what the outcome of the act was. A deontological ethics system is determined by the intentions of the act regardless of whether or not the act resulted in a good or bad way. A teleological ethical system is determined opposite to that of a deontological system, where the act is considered good depending on the outcome of an act regardless of how others may perceive it to be. The system ethical formalism is definitely a deontological ethical system not only
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2010 for the course PSY/270 PSY/270 taught by Professor Axiacollege during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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