Phil 164-10 - Phil16410 15:19 Culturalrelativism:

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Phil 164-10 15:19 Cultural relativism: Alternatives to cultural relativism. Consequences of taking cultural relativism seriously – directed against the non- deductive argument FOR cultural relativism Arguments 1 st  argument – we can’t say that customs of other societies are morally inferior Rachels is appealing to our intuition. It’s a weak argument. 2 nd  argument  - we can’t even morally criticize our own culture What is it that justifies a considered moral judgment that is used to justify other moral 
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course PHIL 164 taught by Professor Doviak during the Fall '07 term at UMass (Amherst).

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Phil 164-10 - Phil16410 15:19 Culturalrelativism:

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