Deontology

Deontology is an ethical system that is rooted in a set of principles that are to be followed, if one is to be moral, regardless of the results of following those principles. It is a branch of philosophy dealing with a person’s duty and declaration of what is right. 1.  Deontology is the study of moral obligation.

  • 1. McKim, Donald K, Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms, Louisville, KT: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996. pg 74.

 

 

 

 
 
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