Ethics: Ethical Relativism

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Abstract There are numerous philosophical points of views that exist, but I consider that ethical relativism it is the most striking and popular. This philosophical point of view is called Ethical Relativism. This paper attempts to explore the profound meta-ethical principles of Ethical Relativism. First, it will lead the reader to understand the importance based on moral and ethical behaviors which can lead to live harmoniously in society without any conflicts. Second, it will assist to the understanding and demands of relativism. These are key terms of analysis prior to guiding an individual to the true meaning of ethical relativism. Finally, it will consider the disadvantages and advantages of this philosophical view while emphasizing different points of view of philosophical key leaders. Ethics: Ethical Relativism At first glance, for the unknowledgeable individual, Ethical relativism may sound intriguing, but there is more beyond the external perspective of this philosophical view. In a perfect world, one hopes to experience a well thought-out philosophical view. However, in order, for an individual to consider a philosophical point of view one must have some sort of understanding of view in question. One must understand that the true aspect of moral judgments its connected or related to the judging of an individual or society. In modern society, ethical relativism has been closely related to evolution and changes of cultural behavior. Now, do we have the ability to change for the best? Yes, as Christians we poses a rigid standard and discipline that can be confidently referenced and followed. Understanding morals, ethics and relativism Morals For one to understand ethical relativism, one must first understand the meaning of ethics and moral. Morals “pertain with the principles of right conduct or
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