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Module 3: Ethical Theories (part 4)Throughout the 4 SWAY presentations in this module, we will cover each of these theories:Part 1-Divine Command Theory (Religion)-The Healthy Soul (Socrates and Plato)-Virtue Ethics (Aristotle)Part 2-Deontology (Immanuel Kant)-Teleology (John Stuart Mill)Part 3-Enlightened Self-interest (Thomas Hobbes)-Contractarianism (John Rawls)Part 4-Feminist Ethics-Ethical Relativism and AbsolutismIn this presentation (part 4) we will look at Feminist Ethics and ethics of care, and Ethical Relativism andAbsolutism.
Feminist Ethics
Feminist EthicsEthics of Care”—intent is to strengthen relationships and sense of community.Originated in Carol Gilligans studies of female moral development.Emphasis is on sensitivity, caring and ones responsibility to others, rather than onobjectivity and individuality.Rules must be substantively equal for women and men, and take into consideration the different roles

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