ethics10 (doing vs. allowing)

ethics10 (doing vs. allowing) - PHIL 4: Introduction to...

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Unformatted text preview: PHIL 4: Introduction to Ethics Out of t e crooked T mber of humani no s aight t ing was ever made . Immanuel Kan 1 Consequentialism, Deontology, & Doing Harm ( II ) Compare Ch. 3, Normative Ethics , Shelley Kagan Chop- Up- Chuck and Angry- Mob seem to show that consequentialism permits too much How might the consequentialist respond? 1.Admit that our intuitions concerning Chop- Up- Chuck and Angry- Mob are correct, but insist that consequentialism doesnt really endorse killing Chuck or the innocent townsperson. 2.Accept that consequentialism does endorse killing Chuck and the innocent townsperson, but insist that these actions are not really intuitively unacceptable 3.Accept that consequentialism does endorse killing Chuck and the innocent townsperson, and admit that these actions appear intuitively Chop- Up- Chuck and Angry- Mob seem to show that consequentialism permits too much How might the consequentialist respond? 1.Admit that our intuitions concerning Chop- Up- Chuck and Angry- Mob are correct, but insist that consequentialism doesnt really endorse killing Chuck or the innocent townsperson....
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2010 for the course PHIL PHIL 4 taught by Professor Huizenga during the Fall '09 term at UCSB.

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