Deontological Vs Teleological Ethical Systems Essay Examples

systems forbid taking another person’s life or even facilitating it. However, most people claim that facilitating suicide is not wrong in some instances and that killing is a deliberate act, which is unacceptable. Nonetheless, both acts may be considered as unethical depending on the circumstances as they both result in death whether directly or indirectly. In some cases such as euthanasia, the argument may differ since it is allowed by the law and may be ethically defensible. For instance, if someone is suffering from intractable pain due to an incurable disease, physicians may feel that terminating treatment would be a better option rather than letting a patient die in great pain (Harris 13)....