Cultural Relativism

Cultural Relativism

Put things in your own words unless the question asks for a direct quote

Answer each question in 8-12 sentences

1. Choose a social issue that is currently debated (ex: minimum wage, gun control, marijuana, etc.) and describe what cultural relativism would imply about the ethics of your chosen issue.

2. Describe what Martin Luther King Jr. might say about the ethics of your chosen social issue from #1.

3. Should we accept cultural relativism as the correct ethical theory, modify it in some specific way, or reject it as unacceptable? Sketch a brief argument n defense of one of these alternatives. Draw on ideas from questions #1 and #2, as well as general points from the lesson.