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THC4 Ethics-7

Modern Ethical Theories

Cultural Relativism is the theory that morality is culturally determined.
Cultural differnces argument
Universal values are concepts that are recognized by all human beings and societies as morally good.
Ethical subjectivism Moral judgements are nothing more than expressions of personal opinion
Emotivism is the theory that moral or ethical judgments are expression of attitudes, not moral truths. Emotivism makes a distinction between attitudes and feelings.
Ethical Egoism is the theory that acting in your own self-interest is moral. The that individual life is so precious that it is of the highest moral value and should never be sacrificed to anything or anyone else. Psychological Egoism maintains that it is natural
Psychological Egoism maintains that it is natural to act exclusively in your own selfinterest. regardless of self.
Altruism is acting for the sake of others, regardless of self.
Principle of Equal Treatment is that people should be treated in the same way unless there is a relevant difference between them
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