SOC120Week1DQ1 - disposition and what makes someone...

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Virtue is a classification within normative ethics that endeavors to ascertain and categorize what could be regarded of good character (Gowdy, 2010).   I am Hindu and my newest sister-in-law Elizabeth is Christian. She worships at church and celebrates Christian holidays. I worship at my temple and celebrate holidays from both religions. This is relativism because both cultures believe in God, she believes in Jesus Christ and I believe in Lord Vishnu. Our text states, “Virtue ethics concentrates on the person’s
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Unformatted text preview: disposition and what makes someone principled.” Additionally, “relativism considers values as influenced by ones own culture and upbringing” (Mosser, 2010). References: Gowdy, L. (2010). Ethics Morals.com Retrieved from http://www.ethicsmorals.com/ethicsvirtue.html . Mosser, K. (2010). Ethics and Social Responsibility. Retrieved from http://content.ashford.edu/books/AUSOC120.10.2/sections/sec1.8...
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course SOC120 120 taught by Professor Williambanks during the Fall '11 term at Ashford University.

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