Cultural relativism

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Boasian anthropology
American Anthropological Association
Boasian anthropology
Cultural relativism
Franz Boas
Noble savage
Race denialism
Recent African origin
of modern humans
Statement on "Race"
The Race Question

Cultural relativism is the claim that an individual's beliefs and activities should be understood by others in terms of that individual's own culture.

It is a common claim in Boasian anthropology.

It is sometimes argued to not imply moral relativism, but this is a contested and debated issue.

See also

Race relations