Duty

(Corey J. Mahler, Esq.) #1

Originally published at: http://philosophy.coreyjmahler.com/encyclopedia/duty/

Generally There are two types of duties… Rules Where two duties are of equal rank, negative trumps positive. A duty of higher rank always trumps a duty of lower rank. Where two duties of equal rank and like kind are in conflict, it is morally permissible to attempt to maximize compliance with either or with…