Ethics Prep for Chpt 4 & 8 Eth Subjectivism & Utilitarianism

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©Kimber 2014 Prep Questions Ethics for Life by Judith Boss Chapter 4: Ethical Subjectivism (This is a brief chapter with an important point. If we don’t have a developed capacity for moral reasoning, there’s a chance that we will tend to support, by default, an ethical subjectivist ” (a.k.a. individual relativist; moral nihilist) perspective… The danger with that is to be found in the examples you’ll read in the chapter. Think about where you’d place an ethical subjectivist on the moral development scale and why.) TIP : The “Summary” at the end of each chapter is a good resource. Read it before reading the chapter. - In order to make sense of all of the content in this chapter, it is important to identify (and be very clear on) Judith Boss’ assessment of ethical subjectivism. So: What is Judith Boss’ conclusion regarding ethical subjectivism? That is, what is her assessment/evaluation of ethical subjectivism (does she think it is a strong and good theory that we should use to justify our claims and actions)? Be able to explain your
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