What is Deontology?, Part Two: Reasons to Act Gerald F. Gaus
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Part One of this essay considered familiar ways of characterizing deontology, which focus on the notions of the good and the right. Here we will take up alternative approaches, which stress the type of reasons for actions that are generated by deontological theories. Although some of these alternative conceptualizations of deontology also employ a distinction between the good and the right, all mark the basic contrast between deontology and teleology in terms of reasons to act
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Michael Bergmann (2000). Deontology and Defeat. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 60 (1):87-102.
Gerald F. Gaus (2001). What is Deontology? Part Two: Reasons to Act. [REVIEW] Journal of Value Inquiry 35 (2):179-193.
Gerald F. Gaus (2001). What is Deontology? Part One: Orthodox Views. [REVIEW] Journal of Value Inquiry 35 (1):27-42.
Miriam Ronzoni (2010). Teleology, Deontology, and the Priority of the Right: On Some Unappreciated Distinctions. [REVIEW] Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 13 (4):453 - 472.
William J. Ellos (1984). The Practice of Medical Ethics: A Structuralistic Approach. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 5 (3).
Judith André (1991). The Demands of Deontology Are Not So Paradoxical. Journal of Philosophical Research 16:407-410.
David McNaughton & Piers Rawling (1998). On Defending Deontology. Ratio 11 (1):37–54.
William H. Shaw (1991). On the Paradox of Deontology. Journal of Philosophical Research 16:393-406.
David McNaughton, Florida State University & Piers Rawling (2007). Deontology. In David Copp (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Ethical Theory. Oup Usa.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads68 ( #20,681 of 1,098,973 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #287,052 of 1,098,973 )
How can I increase my downloads?