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  • Moral Concepts Of Morals

    The Concepts of Morals When’s the last time you helped a complete stranger and expected nothing in return? I try to do a good deed every day, and sometimes I completely forget. However, on those days I do help someone else, I always get a good feeling deep inside in which I’m instantly reminded of my grandparents who taught me a lot about morals, my parents who always see the good in people and my family and friends who are there for me no matter what. One of my deepest core beliefs would be to have personal morals. People these days don’t seem to have the same morals that our grandparents had when they were our age. I teach my kids that morals mean right from wrong. They should know the difference by a certain age and that they will be…

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  • Moral Morality In Antigone

    Sophocles’ play, Antigone wrestles with the moral dilemma of whether following one’s personal morality is right, or following the laws of the government is morally superior. Many say that the play never fully states which is correct. In the second chorus, the citizens state that adhering laws is morally superior to actions that are prompted by recklessness. The second chorus of Antigone, those who uphold laws are seen as morally superior to those who are reckless and follow their personal…

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  • Nagel's Theory Of Moral Luck

    Moral luck is basically saying that you can morally hold a person responsible for any chain of actions, despite the circumstances and or factors. Whether you’re giving them the praises for said actions or whether you are putting the blame on them. Moral luck can create a contradiction, a paradox in society way of viewing the concept of moral responsibility. Nagel disagrees with the moral luck theory. Nagel believes that a person can really only be held fully responsible for what they do…

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  • Analysis Of Nagel's Moral Luck

    relationship between moral luck and the condition of control, where he highlights the inherent conflict between them. In Nagel’s paper, titled Moral Luck, he defines moral luck as when one’s actions lead them to be treated as an object of moral judgement, despite significant factors which strip them of the condition of control (Nagel, 26). The condition of control states that there is an agreeable array of factors that can take away one’s ability to have control over a situation, which in turn…

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  • The Implication Of The Singer's Moral Principles

    1. Singer’s initial principle is as follows, “if it is in our power to prevent something bad from happening, without thereby sacrificing anything of comparable moral importance, we ought, morally, to do it” (866) According to Singer this is means that it one must prevent something bad or avoid cause any more damage events from happening but are not required to promote something good in return. (866) He goes on to explain that this principle only applies when we do not have to sacrifice anything…

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  • Nagel's Argument Of Moral Responsibility

    which things that are not under your control can affect the amount of moral responsibility that you face? For this topic, there are generally three main views that claim to answer this question, and they are each rather simple; first, there are those that think that people are only blameworthy for things that are under their control. Second, there are those who think that people are blameworthy for things that are not under their control, and lastly, there are those that restrict the second…

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  • Moral Judgement Research Paper

    deals going on at the corner, eventually the individuals who are participants in these crimes are our youth. One may wonder what drives these individuals to think that the crimes they are committing are believed to be okay. Who is to blame for their actions? Their parents, their teachers, or do they really only have themselves to blame? Most of the time these individuals do not see what they are doing as something wrong, it’s just a lifestyle. The decisions made by these individuals are…

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  • Moral Foundations Theory Essay

    which are three of the five moral foundations proposed by the “Moral Foundations Theory” (Haidt, 2008). On the other hand, those that aspire novelty, diversity, and change, are referred to as progressives. They…

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  • Thompson's Moral Stance On Abortion

    Most people would base their moral stance on abortion on exactly when they believe ‘life’ begins; and when a foetus consequently becomes a person. However, the absence of an empirically determined timescale means that anybody’s guess is valid here, and so unless one side can produce an argument that is equally relevant regardless of whether the foetus is human yet, debates on the topic are essentially reduced to ‘yes-no’ level quarrels. Thompson (A Defence of Abortion, 1971) made an attempt at…

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  • Examples Of Moral Relativism

    Moral relativism- The idea of moral relativism is one that morality is relevant to your situation, and that you should be accepting other people's morals and cultures. Moral relativism can first be seen in the colonies, mainly by the quakers in pennsylvania, and quakers were also vehemently against slavery, which was another morally relativistic idea. Moral absolutism- The idea that there is a clear right and wrong and that right and wrong is the same for every situation, and the idea has had…

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