Phil Multiculteralism

Phil Multiculteralism - Rolando Hernandez 4/19/10 Phil:...

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Rolando Hernandez 4/19/10 Phil: Ethics 201 Prof. Sosa Lawrence Foster: defends the enhancement of college curricula by adding courses and parts of survey courses in subjects that go far outside of the curricula that used to constitute a liberal arts education. What: Argues that the multicultural movement insists only that reality and truth are describable in different ways and in culturally diverse conceptual structures, but not that they do not exist at all. Maintains that there is more than one objective reality. States that by recognizing the relativity of knowledge and viewing things from different cultural perspectives, one is promoting tolerance and mutual appreciation among different cultures, “helping to break down the barriers of suspicion that breed wars. “ Places timeliness above philosophical depth. (Martin Luther King and Kant) Promotes world harmony. (Gives equal attention to all cultural achievements) How: Multiculteralist-reject metaphysical realism. Metaphysical Pluralism or irrealism- eliminates conflict by recognizing that there are
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course ETHICS 101 taught by Professor Prof.sosa during the Spring '11 term at Manhattan College.

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