8. END, MEANS, INTENT Which is the most important, morally?
a) The intent (the choice to do something or the will).
b) The means (the way something is done).
c) The ends (the results from the action).
d) None of them are significantly more important than the others.
e) Doesn't matter/Dislike all answer choices
What priority do you place on your selection above? High Medium Low
Err... yeah. These things tend to bug me in the brain. It's like an itch I want to scratch but... can only do so halfway. Oh well... judge me not by those I happen to agree with, nor by those I disagree with, but only by whether you and I can come toward some kind of friendly agreement. Or friendly disagreement, which is A-OK with me. Anyway:
1. Ayn Rand (100%)
2. Jean-Paul Sartre (74%)
3. Kant (73%)
4. Stoics (65%)
5. John Stuart Mill (52%)
6. Prescriptivism (50%)
7. Aristotle (43%)
8. Nietzsche (43%)
9. David Hume (41%)
10. Spinoza (41%)
11. Aquinas (40%)
12. Cynics (40%)
13. Thomas Hobbes (37%)
14. Jeremy Bentham (31%)
15. Ockham (29%)
16. St. Augustine (26%)
17. Epicureans (25%)
18. Plato (14%)
19. Nel Noddings (10%)
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