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Dougherty's argument starts from the assumption that deontological moral theories necessarily contain deontic constraints.
Deontological liberalism and pluralism of lifestyles
I shall, accordingly, speak broadly, conventionally, and somewhat vaguely of the goal- or outcome-based family of ethical theories as teleological, in opposition to the family of duty-based theories known as deontological.
We tend to see in this way of reasoning about journalistic methods a direct connection with Russian professional and deontological traditions in the normative understanding of journalism.
5), a deontological ethic grounded in the idea of following a predefined set of moral rules because of those rules.
Thus, what students look for in their educators are: empathy, ability to communicate, competence, pedagogical skills, intelligence, creativity, objectivity, deontological behavior, all of which become criteria by which to assess value and models.
highlights two themes that embrace both deontological and teleological approaches to moral normativity: deontologically, he engages well how the canons of the profession should be integrated and followed by those in the profession; teleologically, he points out how the various ways the professionals live (or do not live) out their professions will affect not only the development of their own moral character but also the common good and moral culture of the broader society as well.
The definition we offered for deontology reveals some of its defining features such as: deontology of the public office is the ensemble of juridical and moral rules, a combination between law and morale; the rules that apply to public office have a deontological facet; the deontological norms that the society is deciding objectively are referring primarily to a juridical frame, as the law has a general and impersonal character, which allows an objective, scientific approach; the assessment of the deontology, at a "certain time" surmises the historic character of law and morale and the evolution of the society.
This section shows how HMJT causes these pro-life thinkers to shift from simple and easy to grasp deontological language to much more complicated teleological language.
This additional step would require a deontological analysis (Martin, 2012).
Discussion: Debate on the nature of journalistic ethics: ethical principles or deontological codes?
thus a poor deontological foil for the economic theory of trademark law.