Teleological and Deontological Essay

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Strengths | Weaknesses | * People will think about their actions and how it might affect others more as they will lead to a consequence. | * You cannot always be sure what the end result will be so the consequences may not always be good as intended. | * People are more likely to accept responsibility for their actions. | * Some actions, for example rape, cannot be justified by its consequences some things are either right or wrong. | * Most people will make decisions based on the outcome therefore making decisions towards the ‘common good’. | * People might make bad choices in order to achieve something that they might deem as good. | * People will look at the ‘bigger picture’ instead of thinking of just themselves. | * Even if the consequence of a bad action is good, is it fair to let that bad action effect someone else in a negative way? | * Life is not black or white therefore it is a more realistic way of looking at things and that needs to be realised in certain situations like murder. | * There are no set rules so people will make their own rules up because what might seem good to one person will differ to everyone else. | Rhiannon Godley Rhiannon Godley Teleological Ethics Teleological Ethics is concerned with the ends or consequences so the decisions you make will be deemed right or wrong by the consequences that follow (how an action turns out). Teleological Ethics is concerned with the ends or consequences so the decisions you make will be deemed right or wrong by the consequences that follow (how an action turns out). Deontological Ethics is whether the act itself is right or wrong, the consequences do not affect the morality of the decision made. Deontological Ethics is whether the act itself is right or wrong, the consequences do not affect the morality of the decision made. Deontological Ethics

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