Deontology, Utilitarianism, and Virtue Ethics
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Ethics defines a set of acceptable values in a society and is a subjective force to behavior and interactions. There are, however, different ethical theories that explain behavior and this paper discusses utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics, and the theories similarities and differences.
Deontology, Utilitarianism, and Virtue Ethics: Description, Similarities, and Differences
Deontology is one of the commonly applied ethical theories and is based on Immanuel Kant’s philosophy. According to the theory, morality of a decision or an action is based on the actor’s obligation to involved stakeholders and on existing regulations on the subject matter. Decisions...