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Cultural Relativism

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Select just one topic. 1. Visit the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy found here (Links to an external site.). Pick one of the arguments from section 3 and present it. Then, determine what James Rachels and Ray Prebble might say about it. Which argument do you think better lives up to the standards of philosophy? (You may also want to look at further discussion of moral relativism found here (Links to an external site.).) Cite all the texts you employ. This is a 4 to 5 page paper, though you may certainly write more. In offering your own judgment and defense, use course concepts. Grading Rubric 1. Does this paper identify have a clear thesis? (5%) 2. Does this paper contain only relevant information? Are the citations completed properly? (5%) 3. Does the paper attribute the correct view to the philosophers in question? (10%) 4. Is/are the philosopher’s view presented with the appropriate level of detail? (For example, does the author explain concepts and arguments in a tight manner, or are the arguments and concepts merely sketched?) (25%) 5. Does the author present a clear argument in his/her discussion? (15%) 6. Does the paper cohere? Or, is the paper a hodgepodge of disparate ideas? (10%) 7. Does the conclusion tie together the different phases of the paper? Or, is the conclusion a non-sequitur? (5%) 8. Are the spelling, grammar and syntax on the college level? (5%) 9. Does the author make appropriate and accurate use of course concepts in constructing his or her discussion?