That is, just as we should not assume that quick assent to a moral principle
means that we could have determined it on our own, neither should we assume that it is innate because of our quick assent.
F) stands in contrast to (D), which says that the prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment is not tied in any way to the framers' views about it, except by expressing a moral principle
Yet our nation is ignoring this basic moral principle
by failing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
at least guarantees that promises ought to be kept, ceteris paribus, and that the moral principle
The insertion of human rights into these IGO programs shows that a moral principle
had to be assessed on its utilitarian value: Applications of the principle had to be shown as instrumental to the interests of the IGOs (e.
Keynote reports will be delivered on the following topics: The European Social Model - expectations and perspectives; The role of the social and civil dialogue for the European Social Model development; Corporate social responsibility - moral principle
If there is any moral principle
that is fundamental in the Christian tradition, it is this: One may never directly take the life of an innocent person in the name of God.
I wish they had acted, at the beginning, from moral principle
, rather than from expedience.
Absolute altruism is the moral principle
that requires total sacrifice of one's self-interests in order to serve the interests of others.
The moral principle
of beneficence refers to the responsibility to help clients gain something positive from engaging in counseling.
Thomas suggests that a norm's grounding in a moral principle
somehow reinforces its authority and the likelihood of actors' compliance with the norm.
Any moral principle
is partly constituted by some such "normative basis" (vary the basis and what the principle specifies as reasons may vary as well).
Conservatives, meanwhile, have turned to Lincoln to demonstrate the possibility of a politics based on moral principle
57) When employing that form of reasoning, the reasoner might begin with normative judgments about particular examples, or she might begin with some general moral principle
that she accepts.
Let us say that a moral principle
is more general than another to the extent to which it covers a wider range of cases, and more specific to the extent to which it covers a narrower range.