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08.27.19PHL 116: Bioethics[email protected]Philo: love | Sophia: wisdomMoral RelativismTerms:Ethics Valid ArgumentSound ArgumentDescriptive Moral RelativismNormal Moral RelativismMoral ObjectivismMoral Dogmatism: the view that you're always right. Someone who believes their moral . Beliefs are always right and could never be wrong. DogmaticPHILOSOPHYEthics Metaphysics EpistemologyWhat is Ethics?it is the project of trying to answer Socrate’s Question...” -Bernard WilliamsSocrates “How should one live?”Varieties of Cultural RelativismDescriptive Moral RelativismoDifferent people and different cultures have different moral beliefs and practicesNormative Moral RelativismoThere are no objective moral facts. Whatever a person or group believes is right or wrong actually isright or wrong for themAn Argument for RelativismThe “cultural differences” argument

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Term
Fall
Professor
Sullivan
Tags
Logic, Moral relativism

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