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2012-02-12 13:39:11
ethics quiz1

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  1. .morality
    - a set of principles set to be good or bad. the two sets of good and evil- moral and natural
  2. logos-
    reason or logic aka logos spermatikos
  3. thrasy machus-
    a greece philosopher who reduced morality to power for government "might make right"
  4. Thomas Hobbes=
    from our readings in the state of nature taken from the his book the leviathan. he ties in morality and government or religion by placing fear among the people and describes why man is at war with themselves based on their ego.
  5. Ethics-
    your character.
  6. Normative-
    action guiding
  7. . Normative subjects-
    Ethics, Religion, law , Etiquette
  8. Normative Disjunction-
    definition of the 4 normative subjects
  9. Sanctions-
    rewards and punishments for the four normative subjects.
  10. - principles embodied in the 7 habits-. Habits-
    be proactive, begin with the end in mind, put first thing first, think win win, seek first to understand, synergize
  11. .principles in order of habits-
    initiative, vision values, integrity,mutual respect, mutual understanding,creative cooperation.
  12. Prescriptivity-
    term used in meta-ethics to state that when an evaluative judgment or decision is made it must either prescribe or condemn.
  13. Universalizability-
    saying that your moral judgment must comply to every identical situation.
  14. Domains of ethical assessment-
    action consequences character motive.
  15. relativisim-
    differences between moral judgements due to peoples and cultures.\
  16. Diversity thesis-
    antropological veiw
  17. Dependent thesis-
    sociological veiw
  18. why do we need moral codes-
    to conduct behavior that will not effect others
  19. what functions do morals play in our lives
    makes lives homonous to grow and prosper
  20. the purposes of morality
    • to keep society from falling apart
    • to ameloirate human suffering
    • to promote human suffering
    • to resolve conflict of intrestin just ways
  21. ethical relatavism
    concerned with moral judgment which is effected by culture which is why moral principles are universally invalid
  22. diversity thesis
    cultural relativism is simply an anthropological thesis
  23. dependency thesis
    individual acts of wright or wrong depending on the nature of the society in which they occur
  24. subjective relativism
    reduces morality to individual level and asserts that morality depends on individual taste beliefs and orientation ( i think right is right).
  25. conventional ethical relativisim
    all valid moral principles are justified by virtue of the culture acceptance, recognizes the social nature of morality. it rejects ethnocentricity and it seems to entail an attitude of tolerancetoward other cultures.