Moral theory in which ethics is based on duty and which stresses obedience to principles is called: Select one: a. deontological b. consequentialist c. emotivist d. virtue ethics e. all of the above f. none of the above
Option ( a) is correct. ( Deontological)
Deontological ethics is primarily concerned with adherence to certain rules or duties and the consequences don't matter but the intention is relevant.
Consequentialist theory asserts that the rightness of action depends soley on their consequences.
Emotivist is a moral theory that suggest that when we say something is wrong, we are merely expressing the emotional reaction to a certain set of events or facts.
Virtue ethics is a moral theory that focuses on the development of virtuous character.
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