PHILOSOPHY MIDTERM FEBRUARY 5TH
Moral theory: account of whether something is right or wrong
Morality is relative to the culture which it takes place
"It's okay for that culture to do that because they have different values than
If we hold that war is just whenever it stops an even greater
amount of suffering, were adhering to a utilitarian ethic.
On this view, war can sometimes be a necessary evil: even
though it causes suffering, it helps us to achieve a gr
Our actions are (judged to me) right or wrong based on consequences (28).
Only because of the consequences: nothing matters because the consequences.
Standard consequentialism: morally right for an
agent to perform is the one that has t