1.26.12 - 1.26.12 1 Consequentialism a All the things that...

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1.26.12 1. Consequentialism: a. All the things that would happen if the act committed b. Adding up the sum of the consequences of the act c. The right act – is the one that’s sum promotes the greatest happiness d. The actual consequence vs. the probable consequences: d.i. Both are relevant – because when you are trying to determine what to do, you might come up with probable consequences to contribute to the decision you’ll make d.ii. Only take into account the probable consequences since we do not know what the consequence will actually be until the act is committed e. Must compare what is subjectively or objectively right vs. subjectively or objectively wrong e.i. Blaming- people have done an objectively wrong but not subjectively wrong because the probably consequence are not bad e.ii. Grades of intention: e.ii.1. direct intention is the result you are trying to achieve it -- utilitarianism does not really deal with this sense so much e.ii.2. Oblique intention - (subjectively wrong idea) a responsible
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