|Introduction to Ethical Studies: An Open Source Reader
|Chapter 6. "The Objectivity of Moral Judgements" by G. E. Moore
Moore's arguments in this short reading selection are directed against two kinds of moral relativity. Do these arguments also show ethical relativism to be a confusion? Be sure to explain the difference between sociological (or psychological) relativism and ethical relativism.
Suppose someone agrees with Moore's arguments that ethics is inconsistent in the ways that he argues. Ultimately what is wrong about believing and acting in accordance with a doctrine that is contradictory?