Deontological Ethics: Assessment
In Chap. 1, I claimed that CSM is the archetype and source of D. In Chap. 2, I tried to characterize and explain this central version of D, especially what I called its “deontological features”; I also tried to identify the core of CSM, which I baptized CSM*. In this chapter, I shall begin the task of critically evaluating CSM* (a task to be continued in Chap. 7).