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What is communitarianism?

Is the act good for everyone who will be affected by the act?

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What is deontology?

Duty-based ethics - an act is right or wrong regardless of the consequences

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What is consequentialism?

Whether an action is right or wrong depends only on the consequences

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What is utilitarianism?

Act is right if it benefits the greatest number of people possible

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What is the religious argument?

Sanctity of life - life should not be tampered with

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What is virtue ethics?

Aristotle's argument of what a good person is - do what he says basically

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What are the four ethical principles set out by Beauchamp and Childress?

Autonomy
Beneficence
Non-maleficence
Justice

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What is autonomy?

Free will of the patient

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What is beneficence?

Do good

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What is non-maleficence?

Do no harm

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What is justice?

Fair distribution of x for all