Part 1) Please answer the following questions. Your answers should be between one sentence and one paragraph in length. These questions are designed to aid your reading and help you understand the material for the week. You will be graded on how clearly you are able to communicate that understanding.
Rachels: The Challenge of Cultural Relativism
1. What does Rachels think is the primary argument for Cultural Relativism?
2. Why doesn’t Rachels think this argument is persuasive?
3. Rachels identifies three significant consequences if Cultural Relativism is true.
What are they?
4. Why does Rachels think that all societies will share some moral rules in common?
Part 2) After watching the videos and doing the readings for this week, do you think that Ethical Relativism is a viable ethical theory? Why or why not?