Four Basic Stanzas Of Metaethics

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If Metaethics never existed there would be no deeper meaning to morality itself. Metaethics is a branch of philosophy that analyzes moral values and focuses on the question “what is morality itself is?” (Pacillo-Dellino). Metaethics which is also referred to as “Second Order” has four basic stanzas that are called Four Basic Stanzas of Metaethics. The four basic stanzas of Metaethics are Absolutism, Objectivism, Cultural and Subjective Relativism, and Emotivism. Absolutism conveys to us that moral statements are absolutely and universally true and binding to all people. Absolutism gives a helpful foundation against which to differentiate the principle perspectives of ethical statements are universally substantial and truly genuine. To this …show more content…
Cultural and Subjective Relativism is that are no independent truths, all truths are relevant. They might be subjective; however, it’s relative. Relativism tries to show us that moral beliefs are true for us, but might not necessarily be true to another party. Cultural and Subjective Relativism is a form of moral relativism, it conveys that moral truth should be judges by the moral code of the relevance to society and culture. Cultural and Subjective Relativist like to think that society has different moral codes and the moral codes should not be compared because there is no moral measure …show more content…
I chose that I am a relativist because I believe that everyone’s moral principle is relative to the person who holds it. Everyone has their own opinion on what is permissible and what is not permissible. Everyone’s moral code can be different than society, for prime example, some people believe that everyone should be treated equally, and some do not. We as individuals cannot say that everyone’s moral value or cultural practice is objectively right or wrong. I am exactly like this, everyone has their own opinion, practices and beliefs, we cannot use our standards to judge another’s morality it is just ethically wrong. It is ethically wrong because what we may think is morally right, maybe morally wrong to them. I believe we should all live by ethical practices and value because there are so many different cultures and beliefs, we should not let one thing guide us towards

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