Ethical thinking in the liberal arts

TOPIC: Relativism PowerPoint

Create a PowerPoint presentation with 12-15 slides that address 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 three scholarly resources, which may include your textbooks and articles, and additional scholarly articles.

While APA style 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.

STUDY MATERIALS

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

Read Chapter 2 in Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics.

Wilkens, S. (2011). Beyond bumper sticker ethics. Illinois: InterVarsity Press. Retrieved from https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/[SITE_ID]/detail.action?docID=2007062

Read “Callicles and Thrasymachus” by Barney from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2011). URL: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/callicles-thrasymachus/

 Read “Relativism, Moral” by Callcut from Culture Wars: An Encyclopedia of Issues, Viewpoints, and Voice (2013). URL:https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/sharpecw/relativism_moral/0

Read “Cultural Relativism” by Gindro from Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity & Culture (2003). URL:https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/sageukrace/cultural_relativism/0

 Read “Postmodernism” by Chapman from Culture Wars: An Encyclopedia of Issues, Viewpoints, and Voice (2010). URL:https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/sharpecw/postmodernism/0

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