Not a threat aligned with reason deontology immanuel

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Unformatted text preview: ; self-interest. • Role of emotion? • Can fade moral motivation • Virtuous person has disposition & enjoys doing the right thing. • Not a threat ~ aligned with reason. Deontology ~ Immanuel Kant • Underlying principles are right or wrong regardless of • • • • • circumstances Highest good ~ intrinsic and without qualification To act morally one must act from duty Good will occurs when one acts from duty Not the consequences, but intentions. Criterion to be a moral person? • Bring about good results, Use proper means, Act with good intentions • Moral Motivation Utilitarianism ~ Mills • Greatest Happiness Principle ~ Ethical act produces greatest good for the most people. • Focus on...
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