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    within its context. Right before the quoted passage, Eliot writes, “if were agreed as to what we meant by wisdom, by the good life for the individual and for society, we should apply moral judgements to poetry as confidently as did Johnson” (Eliot 212). It seems Eliot implies that Johnson is confident about his moral judgement because there is a consensus in society on what is right and what is wrong. Consequently, when Johnson reads a text, it is relatively easy for him to judge the morality of this

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    443308 Title INTRO SENTENCE. In this essay, I will begin by explaining Robert Roberts’ core argument in Emotions, perception, and moral judgment. Next I wi *** finish this Roberts argues that emotions are concern-based construals, which provide the perceptual basis for evaluative judgments and are accompanied by affective “coloring.” Now, I will consider each component of this core focus individually. As you go about your daily life, you see situations, hear stories, and consume edible creations

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    Defense of Moral Absolutism I find many of the arguments against moral relativism to be very convincing, but for me, there are other reasons why I disagree with that view point, in my opinion it’s hard to reconcile where rules and boundaries come into play. After carefully contemplating these ideas for some time, I’ve come with three more arguments against moral relativism that explain why I largely disagree with it. The first argument being, that it is difficult for a Moral Relativist to explain

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    The Moral Argument

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    THE MORAL ARGUMENT How do we explain the fact that people often refrain from immoral acts even when there is no risk of their being caught? There are many formulations of the moral argument but they all have as their starting point the phenomenon (fact) of moral conscience. In essence the moral argument poses the question: where does our conscience, our sense of morality come from if not from God? It also asserts that if we accept the existence of objective moral laws we must accept the existence

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    God’s existence, a debate that will continue on for centuries to come, or of course, until God comes back. There are numerous arguments for the existence of God; however, Christians have a difficult time effectively arguing with a non-believer because there are strengths and weaknesses of each argument. The moral argument attempts to demonstrate how one would even question the morality of something if there was no God. There is marvelous standard of which we hold ourselves to in order to separate

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    If the Prime minister of the Alpha Republic were to take time to construct a systematic moral argument for his claim that the destruction of the Beta Federation’s air force was a moral goal he would formulate reasoning as to why he chose to take part in the preemptive strike. The prime minister could make many teleological arguments in which all of his important reasons completely guide his actions toward the accomplishments of his goals: “We all have goals, short and long term, that identify the

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    begins “Mere Christianity” with an argument for the existence of moral law. People do not argue with each other, he says because they have different standards, but because they believe someone is in violation of their shared standard. This is the moral law that permeates all cultures and all time periods. All groups have similar standards of right and wrong. Lewis then begins the next chapter by examining objections to his moral law argument. Some say that moral law is just herd instinct. However

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    legal context. In this paper, I will discuss the moral argument of sexual morality in relation to marriage rights. Specifically, the collective right of polyamorous relationships to be recognized under the notion of the “fundamental right to marry,” as addressed by William Baude, in the New York Times. Although there are objections in relation to polyamorous marriages, as is discussed in relation to the fundamental right to marry, I defend the argument for polyamorous marriage. Discussion of legal

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    determine what position Mill would been most likely to support on the topic of abortion. Joh Stuart Mill was a strong proponent, and indeed considered to be the father of, Utilitarianism. This philosophical theory is defined as a form of moral idealism which sets the moral standard of an action based off the greatest potential for harm or happiness that said action could produce. Essentially, Utilitarianism determines whether or not the action will create a significant amount of pleasure and improve quality

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    Moral principles generally shape a person’s character. Such principles ultimately influence the way a person makes decisions, and may become the foundation that people pattern their lives after. However, in Chinese philosophy there exists a difference of opinion of moral principles. One by the name of Mozi advocates impartiality and condems partiality. He expresses that everyone should benefit everyone equally. Although this may seem benevolent, the very idea is impractical. Mozi’s point of view

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