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Descriptor English: Ethical Relativism
Descriptor Spanish: Relativismo Ético
Descriptor Portuguese: Relativismo Ético
Descriptor French: Relativisme éthique
Entry term(s): Relativism, Ethical
Tree number(s): K01.752.566.479.116
N05.350.247
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028781
Scope note: The philosophical view that conceptions of truth and moral values are not absolute but are relative to the persons or groups holding them. (from American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
Previous Indexing: Ethics (1979-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002
History Note: 2002
Related: Cultural Diversity MeSH
Retrospective Moral Judgment MeSH
DeCS ID: 36362
Unique ID: D028781
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Ethical Relativism - Preferred
Concept UI M0007834
Scope note The philosophical view that conceptions of truth and moral values are not absolute but are relative to the persons or groups holding them. (from American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed)
Preferred term Ethical Relativism
Entry term(s) Relativism, Ethical



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