Bioethics 3

Bioethics 3 - Push better consequences not much diff b/w...

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Theory Factors Foundations AC Goodness/badness of outcomes g/b of outcomes RC Determined by optimal rules g/b of outcomes
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Theory Factors Foundations AC/AU Net happiness same RC/RU Accordance with optimal rules Rules that produce most net happiness simple prose so that ppl with no knowledge of material can understand www.jimpryor.net/teaching/guideling/writing.html i.e. pushing the fat guy=x Permissions could be subclass of right-based as special obligations is considered. Debates about spec obs and perms as to where they go
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Unformatted text preview: Push: better consequences , not much diff b/w killing and let dying Moral Theories Act-Consequentialism Add good-bad do what has highest score w/ greatest good Act-Utilitarianism What outcomes are best? Outcome with highest of pleasure-pain Distribution doesn’t matter Rule Consequentialism Optimal rules i.e. harm, promise breaking Belief that rule is in effect alters behavior You may try to act that way but screw up...
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