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Which philosophy should in your view work as ideal rule for people-deontology or teleology? Give reason to your view.

Topic : Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values.

7. Which philosophy should in your view work as ideal rule for people-deontology or teleology? Give reason to your view. (250 words)

Reference: Ethics, Integrity and aptitude by Lexicon publications

Why the question:

The question talks about adapting to Deontology and Teleology.

Key Demand of the question:

Discuss which philosophy is ideal for people to practice, Give your opinion with suitable examples.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Explain the meaning of deontology and give contribution of Kant.

Body:

Immanuel Kant, German Philosopher is most important philosopher of Deontology. His popular work ‘Foundation of Metaphysics’ in which he has propounded his ethical principles based on rationality. Therefore, Deontology is also known as ‘Rational Approach’.

Explain why deontology cannot work as golden rule. Give examples and form your opinion.

Conclusion:

 Kantian philosophy of deontology is useful but consequences of action, purpose of action also needs to be included while determining ethicality of the action.