Ch 29: Moral Belief Systems

About This Chapter

Watch informative video lessons to learn about varying belief systems in regards to morality. You will find a quiz at the end of each lesson for you to measure your knowledge of the material.

Moral Belief Systems - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Morality exists as a guide for human thought and behavior. The lessons in this chapter examine moral realism along with arguments in favor of and against different belief systems. Take post-lesson quizzes for self-assessment and contact a qualified instructor to ask questions if you need any help. These lessons will teach you information like:

  • The definition of moral realism
  • Elements of nihilist morality
  • Pros and cons of moral subjectivism
  • An explanation of moral relativism

Video Objective
Why Be Moral? - Sociological, Psychological & Theological Reasoning Explore the motivations of morality and moral behavior.
Moral Realism, Truth & Reasoning Carefully go over the concepts of moral truth and reasoning.
Arguments For & Against Moral Nihilism Define moral nihilism and analyze arguments for and against it.
Arguments For & Against Moral Subjectivism Understand moral subjectivism and the arguments used against and in favor of it.
Arguments For & Against Moral Relativism Identify moral relativism and what theorists have to say about it.

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