According to graded absolutism, the duty to preserve life is somehow above the duty to uphold truth therefore, when applied to our test case, in order to fulfill the duty to preserve life, you would be morally obligated to lie. Prioritized ethics are just as important as arriving at our ethical principles in the first place without a proper emphasis in our ethics, our moral system will be terribly skewed prioritized ethics (also called “graded absolutism”) argues that some moral actions are more important than others. Immanuel kant 伊曼努尔 康德 is an important pusher of moral absolutism graded absolutism is a theory of moral absolutism which resolves the objection to absolutism.
Graded absolutism ranks moral absolutes as either greater or lesser than the other moral absolutes are the standards against which the morality of an action can be judged an example is a moral absolute like ‘do not lie' may be greater or lesser than a moral absolute like ‘do not steal. Graded absolutism, on the other hand, concludes that something is right or wrong because god has declared it so second, there are numerous and significant absolutism. 1 how graded absolutism may be virtuous by paul r shockley1 i abstract: this personal on‐going. Graded absolutism is a theory of moral absolutism in christian ethics which resolves the objection to absolutism that in moral conflicts we're obligated to opposites moral absolutism is the ethical view that certain actions are absolutely right or wrong regardless of additional contexts like their consequences or the intentions behind them.
Graded absolutism moral absolutes that do conflict at times, one should do the higher moral duty and is not guilty of the sin when doing so elements of truth in non-christian views of morality. 排优先次序（阶层主义hierarchicalism， 等级绝对主义graded absolutism ） 阶层主义问题：若某种情况下一个法则可被搁置，有在什么样的基础上称呼它为伦理常规. Graded absolutism, 17 such as this author holds, insists there are many moral absolutes and they sometimes conflict however, some laws are higher than others, so when there is an unavoidable conflict it is our duty to follow the higher moral law. Geisler advocates the view called graded absolutism, which is a theory of moral absolutism which resolves the objection to absolutism that in moral conflicts we are obligated to opposites  moral absolutism is the ethical view that certain actions are absolutely right or wrong regardless of other contexts such as their consequences or the intentions behind them.
Conflicting absolutism - due to the fall, there are inevitable conflicts in absolutes therefore, choose the lesser of evils this implies that sin is unavoidable, but: 1 cor 10:13, heb 4:15 graded absolutism (hierarchicalism) - there are real conflicts in absolutes, but they are ordered so that it is not sin to violate a lower one if. Graded absolutism graded absolutism, also known as ethical hierarchism, is a form of absolutism that his held by evangelicals the essential principals of graded absolutions is that there are higher laws and lower laws, and when these two have an avoidable conflict the higher moral law should be followed. Biblical relativism 3 2 conflicting absolutism — moral conflicts are real and demand that we do the lesser evil and ask god’s forgiveness for our sin this is often associated with lutheran tradition 3 graded absolutism (contextual absolutism) — moral conflicts are real and demand that we do the greater good based upon a hierarchy of values.
Graded absolutism is the recognition of a hierarchy of moral absolutes in this system, if there is a conflict between two absolutes, the duty to obey the higher one exempts one from the duty to the lower one  the general order is duty to god, duty to fellow humans, and lastly duty to property. The purpose of this study is to call attention to geisler's ethics as a system worthy of serious consideration, so that evangelicals, whether or not they embrace geisler's system and/or. Graded absolutism is shown to present the fewest theological difficulties, however difficulties remain a blended approach will be endorsed finally, this thesis proposes the use of the label, “righteous deceit” to help teach and explain the often difficult “deceit” accounts in scripture. Select 2 of the 6 major ethics systems from the christian ethics textbook and lecture notes (non-absolutism generalism, non-absolutism situationism, non-absolutism antinomianism, unqualified absolutism, conflicting absolutism, and graded absolutism) be sure to select 1 that is compatible and 1 that is incompatible with a christian worldview.
Graded absolutism finally we must examine graded absolutism, also known as biblical situation ethics this view recognizes that there are higher and lower laws, and that when they conflict the christian is responsible for following the higher law. Moral absolutism is the ethical belief that there are absolute standards against which moral questions can be judged, and that certain actions are right or wrong, regardless of the context of the act. Graded absolutism holds thatthere are many moral absolutes, and they sometimes conflict, but they can be graded into higher and lower laws when there is a conflict, it is our duty to follow the higher moral law, and god exempts us from responsibility for breaking the lower law in favor of the conflicting higher law.