Kantianism And Utilitarianism In Ethics
Trojans and viruses. As such, it is not uncommon for people to mistakenly refer to them as the same thing. While the words Trojan, worm and virus are often used interchangeably, they are in fact, quite different. Technically, all are malicious programs that can cause serious damage to your computer, network servers or network attached devices. There are, however, differences among the three, and knowing those differences can help you better protect yourself from their damaging effects.
A worm is similar to a virus by design and is considered by some to be a sub-class of a virus. Typically, worms spread from computer to computer, but unlike a virus, they have the …show more content…
Unlike viruses and worms though, Trojans do not reproduce by infecting other files nor do they self-replicate.
Kantianism and Utilitarianism in Ethics Kantian ethics are based upon the teachings of philosopher Immanuel Kant. According to
Kant, motive is the most important thing to consider when determining if something is ethical.
As such, Kant believed that a moral action is performed out of a sense of duty, rather than feelings or pity. In other words, one’s actions are dictated by a sense of doing the right thing, versus doing something for the benefit of how others view you or because you feel pity for someone else. Kant often referred to his moral law is the categorical imperative, which acts on all people, regardless of their interests or desires. More specifically, he believed that others, when in a similar situation, would react the same way. To clarify, a person is bound by morality because they are commanded by it, and as such they can’t opt out or claim that it doesn’t apply to