Types of the theory



Consequence-based (Utiltarian)

Stresses promotion of happiness and utility

Ignores concerns of justice for the minority population

Duty-based (Deontology)

Stresses the role of duty and respect for persons

Underestimates the importance of happiness and social utility


Provide a set of moral commitments, common language and a common set of moral issue

Not designed to provide a method for choosing