PHILOS 2YY3 Final: philosophy midtermnotes.docx

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Ethical relativism maintains that all moral principles are valid relative to cultural or individual choice denies independently justified moral principles. Moral rightness or wrongness of an action vary from society and that there is no universal moral standard which can be applied to humans as a whole. How one is to act depends on their society to which they belong (dependency. Combining the two thesis provide us with the notion that if morality and ethical. There is no universal or objectivism relativism: two forms of ethical relativism: John as the president of university group kkk no moral obligations to treat blacks as equal, but as a part of the university community and nation at large he does have an obligation to do so. In the exchange of currency, people adhere to the general idea that we can trade anything using a form of currency)- involved social utility as other benefit from everyone acting in accordance to conventional morality ex.