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    Would Bentham be classified as deontologist or a teleologist? Why?

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    Deontology and teleology are concepts that fit into the study of ethics. The issues of right and wrong, good and bad, have fascinated humanity for thousands of years. If one claims that certain actions are right, on what basis does he make that claim? Likewise if certain behaviors are declared to be wrong it is important to know why they are viewed in that way.

    Deontological refers to a duty-based system of ethics. I behave a certain way because I ought to ...

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