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    Principles Behind Cultural Relativism

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    Describe the main principles behind Cultural Relativism.

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    Cultural relativism asserts that beliefs, behavior, customs and ethics should be understood from within, according to the categories and concepts of the culture to which they belong (Hanson, 25). Thus, what is considered "right" and "wrong" are specific to each culture. What is considered moral in one culture might be considered immoral in another. Additionally, since no universal standard of morality exists, no one has the right to judge another society's customs ...

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