Flashcards - Consequentialist & Non-Consequentialist Philosophies

Flashcards - Consequentialist & Non-Consequentialist Philosophies
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ethical egoism
Ethical egoism is the normative ethical position that moral agents ought to do what is in their own self-interest
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descriptive
In the study of language, description or descriptive linguistics is the work of objectively analyzing and describing how language is actually used by a group of people in a speech community
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normative ethics
Normative ethics is the study of ethical action
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normative ethics
Normative ethics is the study of ethical action
descriptive
In the study of language, description or descriptive linguistics is the work of objectively analyzing and describing how language is actually used by a group of people in a speech community
ethical egoism
Ethical egoism is the normative ethical position that moral agents ought to do what is in their own self-interest
rational egoism
Rational egoism is the principle that an action is rational if and only if it maximizes one's self-interest
ethics of care
The ethics of care is a normative ethical theory: a theory about what makes actions morally right or wrong
categorical imperative
The categorical imperative is the central philosophical concept in the deontological moral philosophy of Immanuel Kant
hypothetical imperative
A hypothetical imperative , originally introduced in the philosophical writings of Immanuel Kant, is a commandment of reason that applies only conditionally

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