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ethical relativism

ethical relativism in Culture

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In ethics, the belief that nothing is objectively right or wrong and that the definition of right or wrong depends on the prevailing view of a particular individual, culture, or historical period.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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