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Situation ethics...

This teleological and relativist theory was created by John Fletcher in the
1960's.

Legalism- excessive faithfulness to a law or formula

Antinomianism- belief that there are no fixed moral principles, down to
individuals

Fletcher tries to find the middle ground between these two things with
situation ethics. He…

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The four working principles...

1. pragmatism- what you propose must work in practice
2. Relativism- words such as `never' and `always' are rejected. No fixed
rules, but all decisions have to be relative to agape
3. Positivism- the person has to freely choose agape love with a value
judgement
4.…

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