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Essay heading: Kantianism versus Utilitarianism
 
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While Mill focuses on the consequences of actions, Kant does not, and puts more emphasis on our actions. 1. To fully explain Onora O'neil's argument for preferring Kantian ethics to Utilitarianism, a summary is needed of what Kantianism is all about. Onora O'neil's argument is very useful because it explains in detail a review of Kantianism and a comparison of this with Utilitarianism...
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The main requirement Onora O'neil focuses on is that persons be treated as ends in themselves and on the value of human life. In her essay she also states what is right and wrong with both sides. The theory called Kantianism written by the famous philosopher Kant is difficult to understand O'neil tells us, because Kant gives a number of versions of what he calls the Principal of Morality...
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