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mike ely - October 15, 2008 03:00 PM (GMT)
DEONTOLOGY:

The doctrine that there are acts whose rightness or wrongness is not wholly dependent on the goodness or badness of their consequences. Deontological theories take duty as the basis of morality. The phrase, ‘no matter what the consequences’, is often the sign of a deontological view. The opposite of Deontology is CONSEQUENTIALISM.

Bill martin discusses this in his Kasama Post 32.





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