Topic:Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions. Ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance.
7) In today’s globalized world, ethical theory and moral philosophy also have to address the challenge of cultural moral relativism. Comment. (250 words)
Why this question
The question is related to GS 4 syllabus under the following heading-
Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions.
Ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance.
Key demand of the question
The question wants us to express our understanding of the concept of cultural moral relativism and bring forth its importance understanding the ethical theory and moral philosophy with respect to the contemporary society.
Comment- we have to we have to form our personal opinion based on our understanding of the key aspects and key demand of the question. Where we have to explain the meaning of the term cultural moral relativism and discuss its importance in contemporary society.
Structure of the answer
Introduction– briefly define the meaning of the terms moral relativism and cultural relativism.
- State, whether moral and cultural relativism is irrelevant for ethical theory and moral philosophy of contemporary society.
- Give reasons in support of your answer. Take the help of the article attached to the question and other sources to frame your answer.
Conclusion- based on your opinion, form a fair, balanced and a concise opinion on the given issue.