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The Evaluation of Actions

The Evaluation of Actions

Author: Glenn Kuehn

In this lesson, students define and apply evaluative terms for actions.

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Notes on “The Evaluation of Actions”

(00:00 – 00:19) Introduction

(00:20 – 00:33) Things to Keep in Mind

(00:34 – 01:04) Content of Tutorial

(01:05 – 01:33) Key Terms

(01:34 – 02:10) Permissible and Impermissible Actions

(02:11 – 02:35) Types of Permissible Actions

(02:36 – 03:38) Examples of Different Types of Actions

(03:39 – 04:29) Sample Situation

(04:30 – 04:55) Summary

  • Permissible

    An action that is not wrong to perform

  • Impermissible

    An action that it is wrong to perform

  • Neutral

    An action that is neither right nor wrong to perform

  • Obligatory

    An action that it is wrong not to perform

  • Supererogatory

    An action that morally exceeds that which is obligatory