Philosophy {4} ~ Deontological Ethics

Deontological Ethics is the ethical position that judges the morality of an action based on the action’s adherence to a rule or rules. It is sometimes described as “duty” or “obligation” or “rule” based ethics, because rules bind you to your duty. Deontological ethics is commonly contrasted with consequentialist ethical theories, according to which the rightness of an action is determined by its consequences. Deontological ethics is also contrasted from pragmatic ethics.

2 thoughts on “Philosophy {4} ~ Deontological Ethics”

    1. Hello Srikanth, thanks for your comment, much appreciated. Deontological ethics is at it’s basic ~ Judging the morality of an action based on a set of rules. Interesting stuff. 🙏🏻

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