PP.Bus.Ethics.Moral.Theory.Notes.1

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Study Guide for Dr. John McCall’s “Moral Theory” Paper  (Steingard) 1 –  Descriptive Moral Theory:  “The way things are.” 1 –  Prescriptive Moral Theory:  “The way things should be.” 1 –  Ethical Relativism:  “Individuals and cultures are so different that no common moral  foundation can be established—everybody is right.” 2 –  Normative Relativism:  “Not only is everybody right (Ethical Relativism), but nobody has a  right to criticize others’ beliefs or impose their own beliefs.” 3 –  Morality:  1) Control and direct human behavior.  2) Avoid serious human harm and promote human well-being.  3) Human well being is considered generally. 4) Selfishness is the antithesis of morality. 4 –  External Control of Morals:  Reward/punishment. 5 –  Internal Control of Morals:  Character and conscience. 5 – 
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course FINANCE 101 taught by Professor Yuy during the Spring '12 term at Centenary College New Jersey.

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