Of all things a person might do at any given moment, the morally right action is the one with the best consequences.
Consequentialism is based on two principles: 968 more words
Given that Ancient Greek discussions on friendship (‘philia’) as a moral virtue are still amongst the most prevalent starting points 0f philosophical debate, separating a collection of papers on Frienship and Ethics seems to create an artificial subset, still the following papers do address friendship through the lense of other themes of ethics and morality. 247 more words
Today I’d like to put on my democratic theory hat and offer a critique of Jürgen Habermas‘ theory of deliberative democracy. Habermas gives his answer to the question of what kind of government we ought to have by appealing not to any specific goal or end that he thinks government ought to have, but by instead offering standards by which we can judge a procedure through which one would determine one’s society’s ends. 961 more words