Situation Ethics

What does the theory of Situation Ethics rely upon?
Agape love
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Who proposed the idea of Situation Ethics?
Joseph Fletcher
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Who said the phrase 'man come of age'?
J.A.T. Robinson
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What are the key ideas of Situation Ethics that explain how the theory works?
4 Presuppositions
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If the theory focuses on people rather than rules, this is known within his theory as...
Personalism
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If the theory is practical and can be applied, this is known as...
Pragmatism
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What is the part of the theory that describes the idea that it provides freedom and love to all?
Positivism
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If it can be applied situationally, rather than perspectively, this is known as...
Relativism
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What is the name given to the 'how to do the Situation Ethics'?
6 Propositions
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Who heavily criticised Situation Ethics?
William Barclay
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This theory focuses on the ends or purpose of an action. What is this also known as?
Teleological
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When was Honest to God, J.A.T. Robinson's book, published?
1963
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When did Fletcher publish his paper on Situation Ethics?
1959
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When did Joseph Fletcher publish his actual book?
1966
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Who else, besides Barclay, criticised Situation Ethics using a book?
Susan Howatch
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When something contains rules and laws that are aboslute, this is known as?
Legalism
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When there are no rules or laws and people are given freedom?
Antinomianism
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What is the name of the way to calculate the most loving thing?
Agapeistic Calculus
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