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A moral theory that places value on the consequences of actions, as opposed to good intent, as in virtue ethics, and as opposed to actions that are required or impermissible, as in deontological ethics.
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A moral theory that places value entirely on the (expected) consequences of actions, as opposed to good intent, as in virtue ethics, and as opposed to actions that are required or impermissible, as in deontological ethics.
  
 
==Blog posts==
 
==Blog posts==
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*[http://www.raikoth.net/consequentialism.html Consequentialism FAQ] by [[User:Yvain|Yvain]]
 
*[http://www.raikoth.net/consequentialism.html Consequentialism FAQ] by [[User:Yvain|Yvain]]
*[http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/consequentialism/ Consequentialism], at Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
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*[http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/consequentialism/ Consequentialism], Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
  
*[[Utilitarianism]]
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*[[Utilitarianism]], [[expected utility]]
 
*[[Metaethics sequence]]
 
*[[Metaethics sequence]]
 
*[[Ethical injunction]]
 
*[[Ethical injunction]]
 
*[[Shut up and multiply]]
 
*[[Shut up and multiply]]
*[[Hedons]], [[Utilons]], [[Fuzzies]]
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*[[Hedons]], [[utilons]], [[fuzzies]]
  
 
[[Category:Philosophy]]
 
[[Category:Philosophy]]
 
[[Category:Positions]]
 
[[Category:Positions]]
 
[[Category:Jargon]]
 
[[Category:Jargon]]

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A moral theory that places value entirely on the (expected) consequences of actions, as opposed to good intent, as in virtue ethics, and as opposed to actions that are required or impermissible, as in deontological ethics.

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