Case Study Of Telleology

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Register to read the introduction… They stress a lot on characteristics that make someone virtuous, and believe that they need to become that virtuous person to reach human perfectability. Applying teleology to the moral dilemma that the company is facing would come up with an uncertain path. By asking the short-term question “What would a virtuous person do?” there is no clear answer, because of the vague definition of virtue. Virtue is often relative, which means that it varies between culture to culture and person to person. In this sense the problem would be if not giving the medication and saving that 1% is virtuous or is going ahead and releasing the medication to save the 99% virtuous. Teleology also expresses the need for self-realization, if we were to not release the drug soon, we may start to lose money and credibility. However, Teleologist really stresses the virtue of education, and on how to become a more virtuous. By researching and developing the drug more, it may be possible to create a new drug that is 100% successful with no serious side effects. Teleology would not really be a great help in determining which path should be taken. But if one path needed to be decided by teleology it would be to: Go ahead with the release, and continue the research and development so that one percent can be …show more content…
In the deontological train of thought, the essence of morality lies in adhering to duty. Deontology falls into two categories, Religious and Secular. Because the moral dilemma at hand is not to do with religion we will apply the Categorical Imperative to analyze the situation. Under the universality test, we could never release the medication because there would always be one person that did not agree with the medication. Thus, it would never pass the universality test. So under the deontological moral theory, it would tell the company to completely boycott the drug until we can come up with one that is 100% successful, or in this case until everyone will agree that what we are doing is …show more content…
It is result driven, and dismissive of intent. The only things that matters to consequentialism are the objective results. The school of thought known as utilitarianism is a prime example of consequentialism. The slogan to follow was “The greatest happiness for the greatest number”, which means to make the world a better place in a demonstrable, measureable way. In order to make the world a better place, there needs to be more utility in the world. Utility is the happiness or joy that you gain from consuming something. If you apply consequentialism to our moral dilemma, it would tell us to immediately produce this drug so we can provide the most utility to the most people. According to the research, there would be 99% more pleasure than the 1% of hurt if the drug is

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