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Which of the following would an ethical objectivist accept?
none of the above
Which of the following would a cultural relativist accept?
morality is determined by the guiding ideals of a society
what is not a version of moral skepticism?
What would a cultural relativist not accept?
Some societies have better moral codes than others
What does cultural relativism imply about iconoclasts who oppose the conventional moral wisdom of a society?
They are always morally mistaken
According to subjectivism, what is the relationship between a thing being good and someone approving of it?
Things are only good because people approve of them
If cultural relativism is true, what happens when the moral code of a society changes?
such changes NEVER indicate moral progress
If I say, "The death penalty is immoral," what does this mean, according to ethical subjectivism?
I disapprove of the death penalty
According to the text, what is the most serious problem for ideal observer subjectivism?
Ideal observers would approve of things because they were good and not vice versa
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