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Foundations Paper: Situational Ethics

Joseph Francis Fletcher became an American professor whom later founded the theory of situation
ethics. He was a reigning academic involved in the topics of
abortion, infanticide, euthanasia, eugenics, and cloning. He was formerly ordained a priest, but became
disenchanted with the clergy and proclaimed himself…

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Foundations Paper: Situational Ethics

doesn't really use an ethical system at all. He or she enters decision making as if each occasion was
unique. Meaning that a moral decision is spontaneity, there is no rational basis to it and so its results
are unpredictable with no firm rational basis. It…


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