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Unformatted text preview: [C] Three Forms of Relativism: 1. The “Right-for-me, wrong-for-you” Theory : An action is morally right if and only it is right-for-me. 2. Conventionalism : An action is morally right if and only if it is permitted by the conventions of the society in which it is done. 3. Subjectivism : An action is morally right if and only if agent of the action approves of it. ethical relativism—ethics are different from one another and that means we can’t make… =/ cultural relativism—cultures are different from one another; diversity thesis Herodotus Slavery argument, if conventionalism is true then slavery is right; slavery isn’t right, then conventionalism isn’t true 32C-22-32 34C-22-32...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course PHL 024 taught by Professor Denby during the Spring '08 term at Tufts.
- Spring '08