Lecture 11--10th Feb--Deontology-Scanlon_s Contractualism _CTools_

Lecture 11--10th Feb--Deontology-Scanlon_s Contractualism _CTools_

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Unformatted text preview: Hedonistic Act Utilitarianism (Classical Utilitarianism) Hedonistic Act Utilitarianism Right action is the one which maximizes pleasure and minimizes pain Convenient promise-breaking Envelope Organ-Farming Axe-Murderer Sophisticated Consequentialism (Pluralistic Consequentialism, Satisficing Consequentialism) Right action is the one which maximizes (or satisfices) the amount of goodness in the world, where good includes pleasure, pain, beauty, knowledge, friendship, fairness, truth, etc. Convenient Promise-Breaking Envelope Organ-Farming Sophisticated Consequentialism (Pluralistic Consequentialism, Satisficing Consequentialism) Axe-Murderer Ross Duties Prima Facie /Absolute Duties Right action is the one which fulfills our all- things-considered duty (being the most crucial prima facie duty in a particular circumstance) Convenient Promise-Breaking Envelope Organ-Farming Axe-Murderer Kantianism Kantianism Right action is one which is in accord with the CItreat humanity as an end and never merely as a means Convenient Promise-Breaking Envelope* Organ-Farming Axe-Murderer Deontology: Contractualism Lecture 11: Thursday, 10 th February Families of Moral Theories...
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course PHIL 160 taught by Professor Amandaroth during the Winter '11 term at University of Michigan.

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Lecture 11--10th Feb--Deontology-Scanlon_s Contractualism _CTools_

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