Relativism or tolerance? Defining, assessing, connecting, and distinguishing two moral personality features with prominent roles in modern societies.

@article{CollierSpruel2019RelativismOT,
  title={Relativism or tolerance? Defining, assessing, connecting, and distinguishing two moral personality features with prominent roles in modern societies.},
  author={Lauren Collier-Spruel and Ashley E. Hawkins and Eranda Jayawickreme and William Fleeson and R Michael Furr},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={2019}
}
OBJECTIVE This work disentangles moral tolerance from moral relativism and reveals their distinct personological meanings. Both constructs have long been of interest to moral philosophers, moral psychologists, and everyday people, and they may play prominent roles in the feasibility of modern diverse societies. However, they have been criticized as devaluing morality and as producing overly permissive societies. Moreover, although they lack necessary conceptual implications for each other, they… CONTINUE READING
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