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May 15, 2010 / compassioninpolitics

Basics of Ethics in Debate

Ethics vs. Utilitarianism
A) Deontology
B) Utilitarianism
–Act Utilitarianism
–Rule Utilitarianism

Scenarios and examples
–Deontology
–Act vs. Rule Utilitarianism

Both sides of the utilitarianism/consequentialism debate…
–Social Contract (John Locke)
–Prediction
–Justice (John Rawls)

Other systems of ethics:
–Levinasian/embrace the other
–Virtue ethics (Aristotle)
–?????

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