Subjectivism in Ethics

According to Rachel ethical subjectivism can be generally explained as..

Subjectivism in Ethics

According to Rachel ethical subjectivism can be generally explained as everyone having an
individual opinion does not interpret facts these are merely ways of thinking
or feelings therefore no one can be absolutely right. This theory explains that
the individual’s opinions are based on feelings and moral issues are a very
sensitive domain hence no one based on their personal opinions can ever make a
statement which is universally true to everyone and making use of the example
of homosexuality Rachel explains how statements of different individuals can be
taken on this moral issue and not a single statement can be ruled out to be
correct for everyone. Rachel explains that ethical subjectivism states that
every individual definition or opinion about morality is a feeling not a fact,
this creates a criticism about existence of morally right or wrong as facts are
needed to support such statements, hence engaging in to conversations about
morality and trying to prove ones point to another will have no value without
facts. Rachel states there are three possibilities about the existence of moral
facts, one that there are moral facts like planets and stars, second our
feelings are merely an expression of our subjective feeling and third can be
stated as moral right or wrong are to be supported by reason. According to
Rachel, we must take some decisions and create some rules or thought process
for moral issues that is more significant than mere feelings which can be
proved or backed up by some factual data instead of random opinions.

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