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Unformatted text preview: desirability 2. Utilitarian – favors ethics actions that benefit more people than they damage— the greatest good for the greatest number 3. Social Responsibility – judges actions by the good effect they have on society Deontological Ethics (“Good actions flow from good processes”) 1. Theory of Divine Command – proper decisions follow God’s will, with blind trust that the consequences will be good 2. Secular Command – hold that authorities legitimately hold supreme authority although not necessarily with divine authority; allegiance to a dictator or other political leader from whom the people take cutes when making moral decisions 3. Libertarian Theory – given good information and time, people ultimately make right decisions M.P.A.A. – Motion Picture Association of America- has its own rating system V-Chip – allows parents to control TV; enabled by Telecommunication Act of 1996 PMRC- labeling...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course MUSIC 1930 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Georgia State.
- Fall '11