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    Consequentialism and non-consequentialism are both action based ethical frameworks that people can use to make ethical judgments. Consequentialism is based on examining the consequences of one’s actions as opposed to non-consequentialism which is focused on whether the act is right or wrong regardless of the outcome (Burgh, Field & Freakley, 2006). The three sub-categories of consequentialism are altruism, utilitarianism and egoism. Altruism is when the actions of a person promote the best consequences

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    Consequentialism therefore states that an act, which maximises goodness, is the act that must be carried out and this is how an individual must live. Unlike virtue ethics, Consequentialism will ask question such as ‘What are the consequences of a particular action’ and ‘Who will benefit the most from a particular action, and will another action be better suited’. We can look at Consequentialism in two ways 1. Agent – Neutral Consequentialism – this will disregard the value of a situation for an individual

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    Rule of Law. According to Hunt and Vitell (1986), ethical judgments are determined through consequentialism (Teleology) and non-consequentialism (Deontology). Such theories are important in decision making processes of Law Enforcement Agencies such as Department of Immigration and Emigration (DoIE). Dealing with Ethical dilemmas in relation to the Law enforcement Agencies it can be said that Consequentialism can be considered

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    Indians will be let off. Consequentialism is holding consequences of one’s conduct are the ultimate basis for any judgment about rightness or wrongness of that conduct. Also, consequentialism is doing good as much and as often as you can. Consequentialism is primanly non-prescriptive meaning the moral worth of an action is determined by its potential consequence, not whether it follows a set of written edicts or laws. Utilitarianism is another principle that goes with consequentialism. Utilitarianism is

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    Introduction This essay will provide a theoretical understanding of the four ethical frameworks: Consequentialism, Non- Consequentialism, Virtue Ethics and Care Ethics. When applied to a situation these frameworks help teachers to resolve and justify their decision making. The objective is to apply the four frameworks to the scenario Helping Molly, to establish the most ethical course of action. Finally, a recommended course of action will be justification. The overarching ethical issue present

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    Consequentialism: is it right or wrong you decide.There are many different types of Consequentialism but I am just going to list four ofthem. Each of the different types of Consequentialism theories are each defined differently andhave many differences between them.Utilitarianism: So Utilitarianism say that you should maximize the most good for thelargest number. They used to call Utilitarianism “Utility” which is where the name came from.Google defines Utility as being defined as economic well-being

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    Introduction Consequentialism is one of the three main normative ethical theories alongside virtue theory and deontology. In general, consequentialism holds that the right thing to do in any situation is determined completely by its consequences. This includes everything that will happen in the world as a result of the action. There are a multitude of variations branching from this which may differ in what part of the consequences they value; and as such have different value theories, but all will

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    may grasp the concepts of feelings that you have had your entire life. You knew what the feelings and emotions meant, but you never really understood why you felt the way that you did. Consequentialism relates to actions being “right” as long as they are beneficial consequences. Some believers of consequentialism see nothing wrong with even torture if something good comes out of it. If the outcome of a policy or practice is beneficial and it outweighs the harm done, then it calls be looked at as

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    Explain how the movie deals with consequentialism and non-consequentialism, particularly in the role the “Pre-Cogs” play in the movie and the idea behind Pre-Crime. Consequentialism can be defined simply as being concerned with the consequences of an act or event. Consequences are of greater priority than the act itself. This is a means justifies the end view of things. There are two main forms of consequentialism, egoism and utilitarianism. The movie mostly showcases the latter form. Utilitarianism

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    Consequentialism names a type of ethical theory that judges human practices, like actions or rules, based on their consequences. Human practices that produce good consequences are morally right, while ones that produce adverse consequences are morally wrong. For example, a consequentialist says that you should do certain things, because those actions produce good consequences. The most common historical variant of consequentialism is Classic Utilitarianism. Classic Utilitarianism was promoted philosophers

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