What Is Morality?
For example, the most famous and respected writers and philosophers wrote about the problem of morality. They are Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Confucius, Thomas Aquinas,
Immanuel Kant, Georg Hegel, Sigmund Freud, Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Jurgen
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MORAL AND NON-MORAL ISSUE 3
Habermas… They did a great job because today we have plenty of structured systems of morality, which can explain, what the morality is, and how it can be provided in our life, and what influence it has on us. The morality was even considered as an argument in the discussion about the existence of God. The amount of works, dedicated to the question of the morality, is obviously great, and this can persuade us in the importance of the questions of moral values. Focusing on the hypothesis that I’ve formulated in the introduction, I will explain my ideas using the help of great philosophers, writers and scientists, and I will illustrate my point of view with some examples.
I should start with the understanding of moral issue. We can know about morality from ethics, anthropology or psychology. The Stanford Encyclopedia of …show more content…
“Morality” has also been taken to refer to any code of conduct that a person or group takes as most important”.
And if I try to summarize my whole personal knowledge about morality, I’d say that morality is the all the decisions we make, all the intentions we have, and all the actions we do in our willing to accord to some moral code. Moral code is a system, which recognizes what is right or good, and what is wrong or bad. So, the morality is the personal way to act accordingly to some moral code that this person has. In such a way, the moral issue is the problem which can have good or bad solution according to the moral code. This means that we can apply moral teaching or rules to this issue to define and solve it. In other words, if you can judge an issue due to your moral code, than this issue can be called as the moral issue.
Norman J. Bull says that every moral issue is solute due to within the context of a concrete situation. He says that it’ll be shaped and molded – though not determined – by the situation. As history never repeats itself, save in broad patterns of similarity, so