publication . Article . 2017

G. E. Moore and theory of moral/right action in ethics of social consequences

Vasil Gluchman;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jun 2017 Journal: Ethics & Bioethics, volume 7, pages 57-65 (eissn: 2453-7829, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p>G. E. Moore’s critical analysis of right action in utilitarian ethics and his consequentialist concept of right action is a starting point for a theory of moral/right action in ethics of social consequences. The terms <jats:italic>right</jats:italic> and <jats:italic>wrong</jats:italic> have different meanings in these theories. The author explores different aspects of right and wrong actions in ethics of social consequences and compares them with Moore’s ideas. He positively evaluates Moore’s contributions to the development his theory of moral/right action.</jats:p>
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTINGComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: G. E. Moore, right, wrong, ethics of social consequences, Ethics, BJ1-1725, Sociology, Epistemology, Moral disengagement, Social consequence, Applied ethics, Business ethics, Moral psychology, Normative ethics
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