Deontological
Deontological De*on`to*log"ic*al, a. Pertaining to deontology. [1913 Webster]

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  • deontological — ethics …   Philosophy dictionary

  • deontological — (|)de|äntə|läjə̇kəl, təl|ä adjective 1. : of, relating to, or based on deontology : deontic 2. : that considers moral obligations to be knowable by intuition and without reference to conceptions of the good a deontological ethical theory… …   Useful english dictionary

  • deontological — adjective see deontology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deontological — See deontology. * * * …   Universalium

  • deontological — adjective Of or relating to deontology …   Wiktionary

  • deontological — de·on·to·log·i·cal …   English syllables

  • deontological ethic — deontological ethics …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Deontological ethics — Deontic redirects here. For the linguistic term, see Linguistic modality. Deontological ethics or deontology (from Greek deon, obligation, duty ; and logia) is an approach to ethics that judges the morality of an action based on the action s… …   Wikipedia

  • Deontological libertarianism — Part of a series on Libertarianism …   Wikipedia

  • deontological ethics — the branch of ethics dealing with right action and the nature of duty, without regard to the goodness or value of motives or the desirability of the ends of any act. Cf. axiological ethics. * * * Ethical theories that maintain that the moral… …   Universalium

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