... any rational decision-making process requires starting with a set of priors and then updating these as new information becomes available. Figuring out the right set of ethical rules is just a special case of such a process, but exclusive deontology seems to require that we rigidly ignore any new information, and exclusive consequentialism seems to require complete information.
Sunday, June 01, 2008
This post pretty much sums up my outlook on ethics. It's nice and short too. Best bit
Posted by mutt at 12:09 am