ethical relativism and postmodernism

Create a PowerPoint presentation with 12 to 15 slides that addresses the following points:

  1. Compare and contrast the ethical relativism of ancient Sophism (especially according to Thrasymachus) with that of contemporary postmodernism (especially according to Rorty).
  2. Assess one major strength and one major weakness of ethical relativism.
  3. Briefly illustrate an instance of contemporary ethical relativism contrasting with the Christian worldview.

In addition, create a title slide, reference slides, and slide notes that provide a detailed explanation.

Include two to three scholarly resources, textbooks and articles, and additional scholarly articles.

While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

1. Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics

Read Chapter 2 in Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics.

http://gcumedia.com/digital-resources/intervarsity-press/2011/beyond-bumper-sticker-ethics_an-introduction-to-theories-of-right-and-wrong_ebook_2e.php

2. The Story of Ethics

Read the Introduction, Chapter 1 (pages 5-11), and Chapter 5 in The Story of Ethics:Fulfilling Our Human Nature.

http://gcumedia.com/digital-resources/pearson/2003/the-story-of-ethics_fulfilling-our-human-nature_ebook_1e.php

e-Library Resource

1. Callicles and Thrasymachus

Read “Callicles and Thrasymachus” by Barney from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2011).

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/callicles-thrasymachus/

2. Cultural Relativism

Read “Cultural Relativism” by Gindro from Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity & Culture(2003).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/sageukrace/cultural_relativism/0

3. Moral Relativism

“Relativism, Moral” by Callcut from Culture Wars: An Encyclopedia of Issues, Viewpoints, and Voice (2013).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/sharpecw/relativism_moral/0

4. Postmodernism

Read “Postmodernism” by Chapman from Culture Wars: An Encyclopedia of Issues, Viewpoints, and Voice (2010).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/sharpecw/postmodernism/0

 
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