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Situation Ethics
Coined by Joseph Fletcher 1966
Consequentialist, teleological, relativistic

o Boss principle = agape love
o Agape love must be the boss principle in all decision making.

o Legalistic Approach
o a set of rules abided by in every situation e.g. Jewish Torah
o "Thou Shalt not Kill" ­…

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3. Love and justice are the same.
justice is love distributed. Justice ­ most loving thing in any situation. If you love agapaeically
you'll act justly.
4. Love wills your neighbour good always.
Agape ­ will not feelings. You must love your neighbours even when you don't like them.


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