Kantian Arguments To Forgive A Patient Dilemma

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In the ethical case studies of the Korean and of the manic, the working philosopher used utilitarian and Kantian arguments to resolve a patient dilemma. Utilitarianism justifies acts based on maximizing human happiness. This can be done by the act itself such as going to the movies for pleasure, or by following a rule if the rule was put in place to bring about the greatest amount of human happiness. Kantian ethics recognizes that human beings, whether thyself or another person, can never be a means, just an end. People have a right to choose their own fate even if that means it goes against their happiness or welfare. Meaning a patient can choose to halt healthcare, even if by doing so it will bring about his death.
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