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Deontology

 

a branch of ethics that deals with the problem of duty. The term was introduced by the English utilitarian philosopher J. Bentham, who used the term to denote a theory of morality in general (Deontology, or the Science of Morals, vols. 1–2, 1834).

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The Secretary of State concluded, however, that the tensions and disagreements that necessarily arise in the relationship between the legislative power and the fourth power can and should be perfectly resolved if they remain within the ambit of ethics and deontology.
To prove that agent-neutral deontology is possible there must be at least one reading of DR in which it is both agent-neutral and a deontic constraint.
Thus, the attempt to validate ubuntu ethics through comparing them with Kantian deontology as is done by Metz (2007) and Taylor (2014) also becomes false.
Although deontology is a principle commonly used in hospital policy-making, some researchers have pointed out that doing what is right may not always be good, nor lead to a favourable outcome.
Another possible solution outside of the scope of conflict of laws is what some courts and some academic commentators have termed the double deontology rule--that, where applicable, the harsher rule should be followed.
E t Sig variables Constant value 30/388 23/376 1/3 0/195 Neurosis 0/581 0/172 0/247 2/356 0/019 Eager to new 0/757 0/192 0/224 3/377 0/001 experiences Agreeableness -0/941 -0/268 0/246 -3/831 0/000 Deontology -0/68 -0/18 0/261 -2/601 0/010 Avoidance style 0/965 0/139 0/424 2/275 0/024 Public health -0/207 -0/143 0/098 -2/12 0/035
Administrative Ethics and Deontology which coordinates integrity policy at the
The word deontology derives from the Greek words "deon," "deontoS' (meaning what is appropriate, what has to be done) and "logos'" (knowledge, study).
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Framed as an analogy to a position in moral philosophy known as "threshold deontology," two-tiered interpretive theory treats rules that restrict executive power as normally inviolable, not subject to a case-by-case balancing analysis.
The new graduate programs in nursing are considering the integration of the subjects of deontology and professional ethics into the nursing curriculum.
2000), and Reidenback and Robin (1990) have used The Multi-dimensional Ethics Scale for examining ethical judgments in many studies, including the philosophical values, which are justice, deontology, utilitarianism, relativism and egoism.