TITLE

Absolute Cultural Relativism: Firm Foundation For Valuing And Policy

AUTHOR(S)
Neale, Walter C.
PUB. DATE
June 1990
SOURCE
Journal of Economic Issues (Association for Evolutionary Economi;Jun90, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p333
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the remarks made by economist Walter C. Neale upon receiving the Veblen-Commons Award for 1989. Influence of Neale's family background on his thinking; Information that he grew up in a family where many meal- and other times were devoted to political, economic, and historical discussions; Comment on the origins of his own cultural relativism; Opinion that cultural relativism is a stance or position taken in order to understand another culture.
ACCESSION #
9604085624

 

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