Frontiers of Philosophy in China 3 (3):464-476 (2008)
|Abstract||Diversity in society can be viewed from two perspectives, normative and descriptive, both of which define how we think, discuss, and live. Normatively we are called to be responsible. This notion ideally depicts the vision of people of various backgrounds and beliefs living with an attitude of tolerance, respect, and the desire for justice. Descriptively, it is to recognize that people of diverse ethnic, social, economic, and philosophical backgrounds come together to live in various geographic locations, often resulting in heated tension and turmoil. Cultural backgrounds are a primary source of identity for many and serve as a foundation for a great deal of self-definition, expression, and sense of individual identity and group belonging.|
|Keywords||ethics social justice normative ethics descriptive ethics diversity in society 伦理 社会正义 规范伦理 描述伦理 社会多样性|
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