Moral Paralysis and the Ethnocentric Fallacy

Journal of Moral Education 25 (2):185-199 (1996)
Abstract One of the greatest achievements ensuing from contemporary commitments to multiculturalism has been a greater awareness of the indignity of ethnocentrism. However, an inadequate understanding of how to avoid ethnocentrism may lead to moral paralysis. In this paper, it is argued that extolling the voices of others does not necessarily imply denigrating our own and that respecting diversity is the only genuine antidote for ethnocentrism
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DOI 10.1080/0305724960250204
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