SITUATION ETHICS By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a view that the morality of a situation needs to take the context into account. Compare moral absolutism; moral relativism. SITUATION ETHICS: "Situation ethics looks at the context of a moral or immoral act." Related Psychology Terms MORAL RELATIVISM MORAL NIHILISM GAME REASONING MORAL ABSOLUTISM 1 ETHICAL DILEMMA LAW-AND-ORDER ORIENTATION AUTONOMOUS STAGE ETHICS ELIMINATIVISM ETHICAL JUDGMENT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SITUATION ETHICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/situation-ethics/ (accessed October 16, 2019).