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Which of the following terms refers to a moral theory that focuses mainly on one's intentions? A. Relativism B. Virtue ethics C. Utilitarianism D. Deontology
Deontology refers to a moral theory that focuses mainly on one's intentions.
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User: Which of the following terms refers to a moral theory that focuses mainly on one's intentions? A. Relativism B. Virtue ethics C. Utilitarianism D. Deontology

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