Your essay should be 1,000-1,250 words (about 4-5 pages), double spaced, in Times New Roman, 12pt font, with one inch margins. Your essay should also include internal citations where appropriate, and a bibliography. Citations and other aspects of paper formatting (headings, page numbering, etc.) should consistently follow the requirements of an academic style of the student’s choice (MLA, Chicago, APA, Harvard, etc.).
What is moral relativism? How might someone justify a relativistic account of morality? How does this position relate to what Mary Midgley calls “moral isolationism?” Outline some of the arguments that Shaw and Midgley make against these ideas. Do you agree with them, or do you align yourself more with relativism? Why?