Relativist Morality

Essay Plan on Relativist Morality

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  • Created on: 15-03-14 09:39

Introduction - Explain Moral Relativism

  • No objective rule. It is subjective, depends on the case
  • Opposite to absolutism
  • Depends on society, culture and people's own views
  • Extremist relativists think any action can be justified moral



  • Murder or manslaughter can be justified if in situations like self defence
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  • Teleological = Concerned primarily on the moral consequences of an action


  • Relativists may accept abortion if the foetus was going to have a poor quality of life
  • Absolutists would primarily be morally concerned with the act of aborting a foetus 


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