Consequentialism

Consequentialism - Consequentialism Tuesday 3:01 PM When...

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Consequentialism Tuesday, January 10, 2012 3:01 PM When decided what to do, you consider who it effects and what are the consequences. What does it help or hurt? Objections to Consequentialism There isn't time to figure out what the consequences are If you follow this theory, it will lead you to think that many things in your life are unacceptable o It's too stringent - many things that you do for yourself would now seem selfish o It leads to injustice o The end justifies the means o Reparations - various sums and repairs that they think the ought to make, in so far that they or people they are associated with think they have harmed others o Gratitude- if someone saves your life and then you make them a promise but they die so if you don't follow through with the promise he'll never know. All that matters is what the best consequences will be for consequentialism, but others say a promise is a promise! To become utilitarian is to become a cold, calculating person
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course PHIL 163H taught by Professor Hill during the Spring '12 term at UNC.

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