Introduction to Normative Ethics

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  • Introduction to Normative Ethics
    • Deontological Ethics
      • Focuses on carrying out the action itself rather than the end consequence it may have
      • An example of Deontological ethics is Natural Moral Law created by Thomas Aquinas
    • Teleological Ethics
      • Focuses on the end consequence an action may have rather than carrying out the action itself
      • An example of Teleological Ethics is Situation Ethics by Joseph Fletcher
    • Character Based Ethics
      • Agent centered, meaning it focuses on the person themselves, rather than actions
      • An example of Character Based ethics is Aristotle's Virtue Ethics


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