This also means that Plato/Socrates' theories of virtue, Kant's deontological ethics
and Bentham or Mill's teleological theories outlined and discussed above cannot alone lead to ethical fitness.
It is, in Thomas Kuhn's sense, a paradigm shift and has led and will lead to a struggle of minds and morals between those committed to the older deontological ethics
and those committed to the renewed virtue ethics.
Likewise, to generate the teleological ethics scores, a response to each of the 21 ethics questions was assigned a "1" if the response indicated agreement with teleological ethics and a "0" if the response indicated agreement with deontological ethics
A second reason is that, all too often, theorists of globalization, philosophers, and theologians divide up the world and life into distinct and manageable bits--for example, the difference between economic, political, and ideological global dynamics, or the difference between a virtue ethics and a deontological ethics
It probes the non-consequentialist's perspective or deontological ethics
, which highlights Finding the appropriate principle(s) of morality to guide ethical acts through doing one's duty rather than having an inclination.
The exemplary advocate of secular deontological ethics
Rule-based thinking is deontological ethics
, associated with Immanuel Rant (1724-1804).