Summary of Absolutism and relativism

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ABSOLUTISTS

  • Belive in moral truths that are fixed for all time and all people
  • believe moral actions are right or wrong in themselves, irrespective of circumstances,culture or opinion
  • deontological thinkers are concerned with acts, not ends
  • 'Follow the good and avoid the evil'
  • Plato belived goodness itself really exists beyond this world
  • Aquinas believed there was a fixed…

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