Using evil means to produce a good end may have produced some good ends. Indeed, we may suppose that there are no evil consequences as a result of the evil means. 97 more words
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In class last week we were discussing ethics, and in particular, the different ethical models that can be used when justifying a position.
Ethics is the framework that we apply when we are trying to make a decision about the ‘right-ness’ or ‘wrong-ness’ of a choice. 517 more words
Consequentialism is the last of the three schools of thought in ethics to be covered here. It holds that the morality of actions is governed by the consequences of that action; good consequences make actions moral, bad ones make an action immoral. 886 more words