Category: Deontology

A “sifting humour”

Posted by luno in Moral Consciousness, epistemology, Deontology, Hume, Kant, Moral Theory (Saturday October 15, 2005 at 1:28 pm)
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Certain analogies between moral and epistemological problems

Penal sadomasochism

Posted by luno in moral education, Deontology, male criminality (Monday August 29, 2005 at 1:39 pm)
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Is it possible to construe punishment as good thing?

Mommy has a license to kill, Kant said so

Posted by luno in abortion, Hobbes, female criminality, capital punishment, marriage, Kant, Deontology, sex differences, Weininger (Monday August 22, 2005 at 1:20 pm)
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Why mother’s may kill, but governments may not…

When it’s ok to kill a person

Posted by luno in capital punishment, Deontology, Utilitarianism, male criminality (Saturday August 13, 2005 at 3:31 pm)
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If you are going to have capital punishment, this is how the logic of retributivism requires it should be done.

Barbarization

Posted by luno in capital punishment, Deontology, Utilitarianism, male criminality (Saturday August 13, 2005 at 3:14 pm)
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Capital punishment and barbarization

Weininger’s misogyny (or what we talk about when we talk about hate)

Posted by iaia in Moral Consciousness, philosophical hatred, sex differences, Deontology, feminism, Kant, Weininger (Wednesday August 3, 2005 at 1:26 pm)
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Was Otto Weininger a misogynist? Or are we missing something?

Sentience and rationality

Posted by luno in animals, Deontology, Utilitarianism, Moral Theory (Friday January 7, 2005 at 9:44 pm)
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What is correct and salvageable in utilitarianism is its impartiality, its resistance to corruption. Rachels sounds right about this.1 It appeals rigidly to a principle appreciable to all sentient creatures, skirting the tendency to cave in to local impulses that plague theories such as virtue theory or, in some fetishistic forms, reason-based theories.
Sentience casts a […]

 
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