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Moral Philosophy
refers in particular to the principles or rules that people use to decide what is right or wrong.
Teleology
Stipulates that acts are morally right or acceptable if they produce some desired result.
utilitarianism
concerned with consequences, but seeks the greatest good for the greatest number of people
Deontology
refers to moral philosophies that focus on the rights of individuals and on the intentions associated with a particular behavior rather then on its consequences.
Deontology beliefs
1)Freedom of conscience
2)Freedom of consent
3)Freedom of privacy
4)Freedom of speech
5)Due process
Virtue Ethics
what is moral in a given situation is not only what conventional morality requires but also what the mature person with a good moral character would deem appropriate
1st level of Kohlberg
A person is concerned with his or her own immediate interests and with external rewards and punishments
2nd level of Kohlberg
a person equates right with conformance to the expectations of good behavior of the larger society or some significant reference group
3rd level of Kohlberg
a person sees beyond the norms, laws, and authority of groups or individuals. Employees at this level make ethical decisions regardless of negative external pressures