ETHICS KEY WORDS

TOPIC 1

ABSOLUTE
a principle which is unviersally binding
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CONSEQUENTIALISM
The rightness or wrongness of an act is dertermined by the consequenses
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CULTURAL RELATIVSM
what is right or wrong depends on the culture
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DEONTOLOGICAL
Ethical systems which consider that the moral act itself has a moral value
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DESCRIPTIVE RELATIVISM
different cultures and societies have differing ethical systems and so moraltiy is relative
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MORAL ABSOLUTISM
there is only one correct answer to every moral problem
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MORAL OBJECTIVISM
There is no one universally valid moral principle and so there is no one true morality
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SUBJECTIVISM
each persons values are relative to that person and so cannot be judged objectively
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TELEOLOGICAL ETHICS
The morally right or wrong thing to do is determined by the consequences
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The rightness or wrongness of an act is dertermined by the consequenses

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Ethical systems which consider that the moral act itself has a moral value

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different cultures and societies have differing ethical systems and so moraltiy is relative

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