ethics

ethics

The issue of universalism vs. relativism is very significant when considering the promotion of international human rights. The Perry article makes an argument against relativism. The Abusharaf article (Virtuous Cuts) presents a case study that makes us think more deeply about this. What is the main point of the Abusharaf article and what implications does it have for our assessment of relativism? Does it make you reconsider the merits of relativism? Explain. In light of her points, should female genital circumcision be considered a violation of a woman’s rights. Explain.

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