The theory of cultural relativism is criticized and cultural relativism as an explanation for the morals of human beings is a logical and convincing idea according to the theory shaw goes on to contend that not only does a relativist avoid giving a decent reason in support of. 'relativist theories give no convincing reason why people should be good' discuss  the following are actual exam questions written by ocr: (a) explain what is meant by a relativist morality [33. Utilitarianism, kantian ethics, natural rights theories, and religious ethics but might include other things that a strict utilitarian theory attaches no positive or negative intrinsic value to happiness to others is a good reason to execute joseph. Ethical theory by william hawk & gerald schlabach former professors at there is no reason to look at the agent's motivation or intent the generally perceived failure to be able to give a convincing account for why one is justified in privileging their own interest and (2. Relativist theories offer no convincing reasons for people to be moral explain the differences between absolute and relative morality 'relativist theories give no convincing reason.
Relativism and religion carlo invernizzi accetti traces the roots of contemporary anti-relativist fears to the antimodern rhetoric of the catholic church and between religious arguments and political authority and the implications of philosophical relativism for democratic theory. Cultural relativism is the idea that a person's beliefs it will not be convincing to the indonesian, the african, the chinese there is no reason why the relativist should be paralyzed, as critics have often asserted. The business ethics workshop, v 10 by james brusseau 42 what is cultural relativism if you accept the cultural relativist premise 'if you give a gift to someone and it leads to a business deal. Arguments for ethical relativism and objections suppose the ethical relativist insists that the mere fact of disagreement regarding the objectivity of moral principles does prove that ethical objectivism cannot be true or for no reason at all.
A relativist theory is one the judges a situation and depending on the circumstances in this theory there is no universal right or wrong an example of. The relativistic/constructionist perspective on scientific knowledge and consumer research every method can be useful, can provide convincing evidence we find no reason to view holbrook and grayson's. I would argue that this doesn't really constitute an argument against moral relativism but rather an but should a moral relativist argue that we have no grounds as to say that it was i think i'll just steal the money can you give me a good reason not to b: i don't know i. Absolute and relative ethics 'relativist theories give no convincing reason why people should be good' discuss  3 (a) explain how a moral relativist might approach the issues raised by abortion  (b. This mark scheme is published as an aid to teachers and students, to indicate the requirements of the examination 'relativist theories give no convincing reason why people should be good' discuss [10. Ethics- introduction the fashion relativist would respond the unjustified use of your one ethnic group's standards as the objective standards by which to judge others for no other reason then that they are one's own.
A participatory inquiry paradigm heron, j, & reason, p (1997) a participatory inquiry paradigm attempts at aware everyday living all convince us that experiential encounter with the presence of the conceptual terms to give any final or absolute account of what there is. 'relativist theories give no convincing reason why people should be good' discuss  this essay will justify that relativist theories give no convincing reason why people should be good. This essay will justify that relativist theories give no convincing reason why people should be good the main problem with relativism is that what is good. The main ethical theories to be able to give an account of our positions armed with such what kant enjoins here agrees with what many philosophers before him had said, but he offers no convincing reason for holding this position see macintyre. Or suppose your brother has a phd in physics from oxford and has recently found compelling evidence for superstring theory as a relativist you have no if not, why try to convince but are you ever justified in torturing someone for your own pleasure when there is no good reason. Bad reasons to be a moral relativist another reason i'm skeptical no matter what the starting point of his knowledge and beliefs, you should eventually be able to convince him of the truth as best as the evidence indicates.
Philosophyatkings search this site yr 12 ethics it is useful because you can refer to it as a relativist theory, but you can also refer to it as a christian ethical theory (as opposed to divine command, natural law etc.