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Moral Relativism Explained

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  title={Moral Relativism Explained},
  author={Moral Relativism Explained},
  year={2012}
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Moral relativism, as I understand it, is the claim that there is not a single objectively true morality but only many different moralities, just as there is not a single true language but only many different languages. Different people may have different moralities as reflected in the way they act and the ways they react to the actions of others and there is no objective way to show that one of these moralities is the only correct one. An account of what a morality is and what it is to have a… 

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