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Culture and the Ethical Rules

  • Harutiun Davidian

Abstract

At first sight, ethic appears as an ideal model of conduct, staying independently, on its own. There is no objection to accepting ethic as an ideal; Any concept can be considered ideal under certain circumstances and, hypothetically, it is not impossible to think of an unconditional concept, viewed as ideal in any circumstances. However, we will led no where if we look for ethic in the realm of mysteriously predisposed, self-existent universal set of rules.

Keywords

Cultural Group Ethical Judgement Cultural Pattern Ethical Rule Practical Ethic 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harutiun Davidian
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  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry, Roozbeh HospitalUniversity of TeheranTeheranIran

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