Notes-1.13.09

Notes-1.13.09 - *Moral Argument* Premises- 1) Moral...

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**Moral Argument** Premises- 1) Moral Principle 2) Relevant facts of a situation Conclusion- This action is morally right or wrong Methods of determining morals Conscience Law Culture Upbringing Religion Institution PHILISOPHICAL REASONING **Consequentialism** - Consequence are the sole, only criterion for making moral decisions **Nonconsequentialism** - Consequences are NOT the sole criterion for making moral decisions ** Business Ethics** - Applying moral principles to situations that arise in a business context **Moral Absolutism** -The idea that there is one universal moral standard that applies to everyone, everywhere, all the time. **Moral Relativism** - There is not a universal moral standard that applies for everyone, everywhere, at all times. (page 5) **Moral Theory**- Provides a rationale, a standard of determining whether an action is morally right or wrong Understand Proposition To be Morally responsible you need: **Knowledge**- Non culpable ignorance: I didn’t know and I could not have known
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2009 for the course PHIL 1125 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '09 term at Seton Hall.

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Notes-1.13.09 - *Moral Argument* Premises- 1) Moral...

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