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test1StudyGuide_SPR08 - PHILOSOPHY 160, SPRING 2008 TEST 1...

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1 P HILOSOPHY 160, S PRING 2008 T EST 1 S TUDY G UIDE T EST D ATE : F EBRUARY 13 TH 1. Cultural Relativism (CR) a. What are the 5 defining statements of cultural relativism? b. An act is morally right iff … c. The Cultural Differences argument to support CR. d. The objection that according to CR a culture’s morality is perfect. e. The objection that according to CR there can be no moral progress. f. What are the consequences of taking cultural relativism seriously? g. Do cultures have anything in common? If so, how much disagreement is there? h. What value is there in cultural relativism? 2. Does Morality Depend on Religion? a. Divine Command Theory (DC) i. An act is morally right iff … ii. Objective morality. iii. Tells us why to be ethical. iv. Euthyphro dilemma 1. Is X right because God commands X? a. If yes, then … 2. Does God command X because it’s right? a. If yes, then … v. The objection that according to DC, God’s commands are arbitrary.
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