proportionalism


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proportionalism

the principle of electing officials by proportionality. — proportionalist, n., adj.
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In moral philosophy or ethics, this argument is called proportionalism or consequentialism.
THE CASE FOR PROPORTIONALISM (1995); BERNARD HOOSE, PROPORTIONAL ISM:
Eastland opposes proportional representation diversity: "Ultimately, the problem with proportionalism is that it treats groups, not individuals, and it is individuals who take tests, achieve grade point averages, choose colleges, majors, and careers--and who also may defy racial and ethnic classifications.
NNA - We are favourably disposed toward electoral proportionalism based on a couple or more departments, Hizbullah deputy of the House Ali Fayyad, told a group of party-affiliated high school graduates in Nabatiyeh today.
Similarly, both the rational-mathematical proportionalism and the metaphoric proportionalism of Timaeus's account also suggest the congruency between the parts and the whole of the cosmos.
s casting of proportionalism as an "ethics of holistic reasoning" helpfully captures the human dynamism at work in what at times seemed an abstract controversy over the mechanics of the moral object.
4) Alexandru Radu, Politics between proportionalism and majoritarianism.
The issues addressed in the encyclical include, among others, the biblical foundation of Christian morality, the criticism of autonomous ethics, relativism, teleology, and proportionalism.
In turn, John Finnis and Martin Rhonheimer have argued that proportionalism should be considered a species of the "consequentialism" that Anscombe rightly attacked.
This finds expression in terms of consequentialism and proportionalism.
But there is no diversity-based argument, just as there is no unproblematic vicarious case, for strict racial proportionalism in sport.

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