Definition of situation ethics in English:

situation ethics

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[treated as singular] Philosophy
  • The doctrine of flexibility in the application of moral laws according to circumstances.
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    • Now look where rationalism in the context of liberal humanism has taken us - into the gutter of situation ethics.

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