HomeLiceo Journal of Higher Education Researchvol. 7 no. 1 (2011)

Cultural Relativism and the Realistic Approach of Moral Values

Ramezan Mahdavi Azadboni

Discipline: Religion, Morality



The main mission of world religion such as Christianity and Islam comes in terms of morality. A significant meta-ethical question regarding morality is related to the question of subjectivity or objectivity of moral values. Although, traditionally the ethical objectivity was a dominant view but since the modern era the view of ethical subjectivity and relativism has been increased. The main reason, one of it, given for this view refers to the diversity of culture. The aim of this paper is to deal with the moral realistic approach in presence of cultural diversity. The writer argue to demonstrate that the cultural diversity could not and should not be a serious challenge for the moral uniformity, therefore, one is justified to keep and hold the view of moral realism in presence of cultural differences.

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