Five Elements of Normative Ethics - A General Theory of Normative Individualism

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Pfordten, Dietmar (2012)
  • Publisher: Dordrecht
  • Journal: 449-471 (issn: 1386-2820)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s10677-011-9299-2
  • Subject: Social Sciences (miscellaneous) | Normative ethics; Ethics; Justification of morals; Justification of law; Non-consequentialism; Non-utilitarianism; Non-deontology; Non-Kantianism; Plurality of the elements of action | Philosophy | Philosophy; Ethics; Ontology; Political Philosophy

The article tries to inquire a third way in normative ethics between consequentialism or utilitarianism and deontology or Kantianism. To find such a third way in normative ethics, one has to analyze the elements of these classical theories and to look if they are justif... View more
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