Conventional Ethical Relativism

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Conventional Ethical Relativism (CER) holds that there are no objective

moral truths; right and wrong are relative to each culture. As clearly and

carefully as you can: explain CER and the main argument for it, and then

explain two objections to that argument.

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Philosophy 1110 Kwantlen Polytechnic University Fall 2018 First Paper Assignment Write a short paper (approx. 750 – 9000 words) on the following: Conventional Ethical Relativism (CER) holds that there are no objective moral truths; right and wrong are relative to each culture. As clearly and carefully as you can: explain CER and the main argument for it, and then explain two objections to that argument. The paper is due by 1 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 17th. Note: you also have the option of handing in your essay one week later, without penalty, but I will not provide written comments on your essay. You are of course welcome to drop by my office to discuss your essay with me in person. No late or emailed papers will be accepted without prior arrangement. Before you begin your essay, you are required to read Kwantlen’s Policy on Academic Honesty, available here: http://www.kwantlen.ca/__shared/assets/Honesty1432.pdf It is your responsibility to ensure that you understand this policy. Because you are required to read and ensure your understanding of the policy on academic honesty, I will assume that you know exactly what plagiarism is. If you have any questions or concerns, please see me. I have provided several handouts on writing a philosophy paper that you can download from the course website. For additional help, I recommend: Peter Horban’s “Writing a Philosophy Paper” (www.sfu.ca/philosophy/writing.htm) Douglas Portmore’s “Tips on Writing a Philosophy Paper” (http://theaetetus.tamu.edu/phil-111/tips.htm) James Pryor’s “Guidelines on Writing a Philosophy Paper” (http://www.jimpryor.net/teaching/guidelines/writing.html) Formatting Instructions: Staple your essay in the upper left hand corner. Essay should be typed, double-spaced and printed in black ink. Use a standard, easy-to-read, font. E.g., Times New Roman. Font size should be 12 pt. Margins should be approximately 1inch. You must provide references where needed. (Don't know where references are needed? Read Kwantlen's Statement on Academic Honesty or see me for help.) All references should be MLA style. See this guide for help: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/02/ You do not need to provide a works cited or bibliography page unless you use sources that I did not assign. If you use external sources, you must provide a works cited page (MLA style). Your essay does not need a title or a title page. ...
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Conventional Ethical Relativism

Different cultures have different and widely spread moral values and practices.
According to anthropologists, forms of culture and variety are evident from aspects of morality.
We all tend to agree that taking one's life is ethically wrong and all people from a different
culture would condemn the act. Contrary to the argument in the aspect of manslaughter, it may
be viewed that one murder by tradition his children or in another scenario a husband having the
right to life over his wife or in others the obligation of the child to kill his/her parents in advance
before getting too old. Depending on culture and customs, a person may suffer torment after
causing an accidental death, and among others, the act has no consequence. The issue of suicide
and death at large may also be a light matter for anyone who suffers rejection in the society while
on the other hand it can be regarded as the most shameful act a wise man can perform. The
whole issue surrounds in the aspects of difference in cultures and the action itself, making it
difficult to conceive as a human prospect. It can be regarded as a sin against the society and the
gods or viewed as a crime punishable by the law (pp....

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