HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Saleena
  • Created on: 30-12-12 00:10


A moral judgement that relies on a fixed truth is Absolutist. An Absolute Rule says that somethings are inherently right or wrong, no matter the circumstance or situation; there is no room for change.

1 of 3


  • Provides a Universal Code to measure everything against.
  • Enables us to have a UN Declaration of Human Rights.
  • Absolutism can be applied to everyone.
  • People instinctively take the Absolute Approach
  • Easier to apply compared to Relativism
2 of 3


  • Does not consider different circumstances and situations.
  • May not be clear as to what the right thing to do in a situation is.
  • Not concerned with the motive or outcome.
  • It's not always possible to do the right thing.
3 of 3


No comments have yet been made

Similar Religious Studies resources:

See all Religious Studies resources »See all Philosophy resources »