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Absolutism
An objective moral rule or value that is always true in all situations and for everyone without exception.
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Conscience
Our sense of right and wrong.
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Divine Command Theory
Actions are right or wrong depending on whether they follow God's commands or not.
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Euthyphro Dilemma
The dilemma first identified by Plato - is something good because God commands it or does God command it because it is good?
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Natural Law
The theory that an eternal, absolute, moral law can be discovered by reason.
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Relativism
Nothing may be said to be objectively right or wrong; depends on the situation, culture and so on.
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Situation Ethics
The morally right thing to do is the most loving in the situation
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Teleological Ethics
The morally right or wrong thing to do is determined by the consequences.
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Utilitarianism
Only pleasure and the absence of pain have utility or intrinsic value.
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Our sense of right and wrong.

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Conscience

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Actions are right or wrong depending on whether they follow God's commands or not.

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Card 4

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The dilemma first identified by Plato - is something good because God commands it or does God command it because it is good?

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Card 5

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The theory that an eternal, absolute, moral law can be discovered by reason.

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