In deciding whether an action is moral or immoral using this second approach, then, we must ask, Does the action respect the moral rights of everyone?
Actions are wrong to the extent that they violate the rights of individuals; the more serious the violation, the more wrongful the action
How fair is an action? Does it treat everyone in the same way, or does it show favoritism and discrimination?
assumes a society comprising individuals whose own good is inextricably linked to the good of the community
focus on ensuring that the social policies, social systems, institutions, and environments on which we depend are beneficial to all
assumes that there are certain ideals toward which we should strive, which provide for the full development of our humanity
Virtues are like habits
What kind of person should I be? What will promote the development of character within myself and my community?
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