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A Simple and Usable (Although Incomplete) Ethical Theory Based on the Ethics of W. D. Ross By Dr. Jan Garrett The purpose of this essay is to introduce a simple ethical theory and to give credit to the thinker who is … Continue reading
For Kant, the outcome of an action is not relevant to whether or not it is ethical. This can easily be demonstrated – sometimes evil actions lead to unintended good consequences. He also disagreed with making moral choices … Continue reading
‘True law is right reason in agreement with nature; it is of universal application, unchanging and everlasting; it summons to duty by its commands, and averts from wrong-doing by its prohibitions. And it does not lay its commands … Continue reading
‘Be a lamp unto yourself and seek your own liberation with diligence.’ BUDDHA Last words. What would be your obituary? Imagined or otherwise….
Philippa Foot and her moral questions – to kill, or to let die? http://www.cognitionandculture.net/Nicolas-Blog/philippa-foot-renowned-philosopher-and-unknown-anthropologist-dies.html
Thomas Aquinas St.Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) was born into a noble family near the small town of Aquino which lies between Naples and Rome. He became a Dominican friar in 1244 and was a heavyweight scholar in both senses of the … Continue reading