Ethics- Situation Ethics Key Terms

Justice
Notations of fair distribution of benefits of all. (Fletcher believes it is Tough love)
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Pragmatism
Acting, in moral situations, in a way that is practical rather than based on pure logic
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Relativism
The rejection of absolute moral standards such as law and rights and instead to what is best for each individual (Fletcher believed through love)
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Positivism
Proposes something as a true or good without demonstrating it
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Personalism
Ethics is centered on people rather than law
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Conscience
A faculty within us that process moral decision making
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Teleological ethics
Moral goodness based on the end result
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Legalistic Ethics
Law-based moral decision making
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Antinomian Ethics
No recognition of law in mortality
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Situational Ethics
Ethics which focuses on the situation rather than fixed rules
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Agape Love
Unconditional Love (only ethical norm in situation ethics)
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Extrinsically Good
Good defined with reference to the end rather than good in and of itself (Fletcher believed the only thing that is extrinsically good is love)
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