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holiste
whole
recidivism
rate of return
Infanticide
mass killing of babies
polyandry
woman has more than one husband
farthur
in principal "measurable"
polgamy
man has more than one wife
further
can not be measured
antropologist
(Ruth Benidict) scientific study of an origin
sentient
posesing reason
repetoire
range or number of skills... of a person or group
aberrant
deviating from what is normal
inversion
taking on gender role of opposite sex
afront
intentional offence or insult
dicta
law
infirmity
A failing or defect in a person's character
pyre
when someone dies you burn the body on a pile of wood
injurious
harmful
apartheid
practice of racial segrigation
hedonism
any ethical theory witch makes pleasure or pain basic fundamental in evaluating morality is a form ofhedonism
impetus
an impelling force, an impulse
privation
absence
postulate
basic principal
reverance
respect for
visceral
instictiue
catagorical
absolute
epicurcus
(greek philosopher) belief that pleasure is the highest good
imperitive
(noun) comand
deontology
look at the action (kant)
maxim
general truth
features of punishment
1. unpleasent
2. deliberately imposed
3. for an offence
4. by an authorized agent
manifested
shown
vitiated
lessen the effects of
exogamic
marraige outside of a spacific group
affinal
related by marriage
megalomaniac
an obsession with extravagant things or actions.
consequences of punishment
1. rehab
2. deterent
3. direct prevention
retributiuism
theory/ eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth/ punishment is a good thing
relativism
wether it is right or wrong is based on time, place, or religious beliefs (benidict)
objectivism
either right or wrong (kant, mill, rachels)
meta-ethics
theories about ethical theories
intrinscally good
good period
extrisically good
getting goodness from the results
impungers
those whose attack as false or questionable those who challange
teleology
look at the results of the action
indissoluble
not able to be broken up into smaller peices
psychology
the theory of life
refutation
the act of refuting
greatest happiness principal
weather that action promotes the greatest happiness for the reatest number of people involved
superfluous
unnessisary
desirable
worthy of being sought
Genicide
mass killing of a culture or race
utilitatianism
based on results of punishment