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ethical terms

Audrey's: ethical theories and principles

Ethical theory based on greatest happiness for greatest number utilitarianism
Which ethical theory states it is the effects of the act that matters consequentialism
Kant emphasised it was the ... of a moral act that matters intent
Kant's duty-based ethical theory is known as ... deontology
Being able to make one's own decisions competent
Self-determination autonomy
Over-ruling a person's own wishes paternalism
To do good beneficence
To do no harm non-maleficence
To do with telling the truth veracity
One form of justice is to treat everyone the same equality
Treating people according to what they deserve merit
When deciding in favour of one ethical principle violates another ethical dilemma
What counts as genuine knowledge epistemology
The philosophical study of moral values and rules ethics
Concerning the right and wrong of people's behaviours morality
A system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct code of ethics
Ethical theory where actions are assessed by the extent to which goals are achieved teleology
Beliefs of a person/group in which they have an emotional investment values
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