Unformatted text preview: has certain traits or displays specific behaviors, then it is then considered to be the norm for that group of people. This method quickly identifies the few deviants who do not follow the common trend, and are often shunned or benefit less from society. 3. The author would translate the phrase to: “What one views as a morally good way to treat another is determined by the norms of their culture and society.” Benedict heavily places great importance on how the culture impacts the behaviors of individuals, and how one evaluates things as “right” and “wrong.”...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2011 for the course PHIL 205 taught by Professor Jonathanreibsamen during the Spring '10 term at Saint Louis.
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