University of Utah. Department of Philosophy, publisher
Utah; Salt Lake City (Utah)
Philosophy--Study and teaching. ; Cultural relativism
philosophy; cultural relativism; laws; customs; morals
Discusses the concept of cultural relativism as defining right and wrong by each culture's achievements. Introduces theories of philosophers such as: William Graham Sumner. This lecture concludes that cultural relativism is not enough to set up prescriptive questions to address moral issues of our life and conflicts in the world.