Tuesday, September 22, 2015

What is the Meaning of: Moral judgment | Concept and Definition of: Moral judgment

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Meanings, definitions, concepts of daily use

The judgment is a Faculty of the mind which distinguishes the good from the bad. In other words, the judgment is an opinion or a verdict. Morality, is also associated with customs, values, beliefs and standards of an individual or social group. Morality's function of guide/guide the person before acting to the extent that it distinguishes what is correct and what is not.
However, means moral judgment established mental act when a certain conduct or situation has an ethical content or, on the contrary, it lacks these principles. Moral judgement takes place from the moral meaning of each individual and meets a set of standards and rules acquired throughout life.
The family, the school, the Church and means of communication are some of social institutions having influence on the adoption of the precepts which determine moral judgements. That said, the surroundings and the environment play an important role on the thinking of the individual compared to what is good and what is not.
For example: a mother decides to go steal food because she can't get a job and that she doesn't have the means to give what eat his children. Despite the legal implications of the case, it is possible that some people make moral judgments considering the attitude of this woman is justified. Obviously, these judgments do not always correspond to those that are issued in a court that, very often, the judicial power coincides with ethics prevailing in a society.
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