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Utilitarianism vs. Deontology

Distinctions between the rule and act categories of utilitarianism and Deontology. Why do some people evaluate the morality of an action on the basis of the action itself whereas others evaluate it in terms of its conformity to particular moral principles or rules of conduct?

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This solution makes distinctions between the rule and act categories of utilitarianism and Deontology. It also explains why some people evaluate the morality of an action on the basis of the action itself whereas others evaluate it in terms of its conformity to particular moral principles or rules of conduct.

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