Stoic News

By Dave Kelly

Monday, December 13, 2004

Some Strategies for Ethical Decision-Making

7. Virtue ethics: What would a good person do in this situation? (Aristotle)

8. Duty ethics: What are the principles of duty involved in this situation? (Immanuel Kant?e.g., don?t lie; don?t steal, respect others)

9. Utilitarianism or greatest happiness principle: What decision will bring the most happiness to the most people? (Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill)


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