Cultural Tolerance Essays and Term Papers

  • Cultural Tolerance

    Tolerance of Cultures in New York ----------------------- What is cultural tolerance? A formal definition would include something along the lines of “A disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior, no matter what the color or creed.” However, I believe it is much more then a simple definition...

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  • "What exactly is "cultural relativism" in metaethics? Is cultural relatisim true? Can cultural relativists uphold the principle of cultural tolerance?

    Cultural relativism is one of many alternatives within the domain of metaethics, a theory relating to moral judgments and whether they are truth-apt (capable of being true or false). This theory is supported by Ruth Benedict as she argues that normality is relative to culture, to be morally "good" tantamount...

      2372 Words | 7 Pages   Moral relativism, Relativism, Cultural relativism, Morality

  • What exactly is cultural relativism in metaethics? Is cultural relativism true? Can cultural relativists uphold the principle of cultural tolerance?

    concerning what it means be 'good'; the existence of objective and absolute values; the source of our values; and the nature of our moral judgments. Cultural relativism is a theory within the domains of metaethics which attempts to answer these questions, but in doing so raises its own problematic questions...

      2116 Words | 7 Pages   Relativism, Moral relativism, Objectivity (philosophy), Meta-ethics

  • Tolerance

    Can’t We All Just Get Along? Tolerance. It seems like such a simple word, yet can have so many different meanings. The Webster’s Dictionary states the following definition of the word “Tolerance”: 1. capacity to endure pain or hardship: 2. sympathy or indulgence for beliefs or practices differing...

      948 Words | 3 Pages   Domestic violence, Abuse, Violence, Race (human classification)

  • Tolerance

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      296221 Words | 961 Pages   Windows Vista, Windows XP

  • tolerance

    101 16 October 2013 Tolerance In everyday language people used the term “tolerance” to signify that attitude of those who put up with ideas or behavior of others which persons do not agree with or of which persons do not approve. In history of thinking, the term for tolerance has also acquired a more...

      846 Words | 3 Pages   Maryland Toleration Act, Transplant rejection, Organ transplantation

  • Tolerance

    Thesis Statement Tolerance, it is a form of acceptance and from a young age we are taught to tolerate that of which we do not agree with. This can be a variety of issues in the world of today such as: Homosexuality, politics, religion, race, etc. and because of this it has been leading to increased...

      447 Words | 2 Pages   Homosexuality, Violence

  • Tolerance

    Tolerance is a virtue that is dying down slowly. In earlier days, children were part of a large family set up. It was difficult to find out the real parents of a child because the house was filled up with lots of cousins. Every one had the right and responsibility towards all the children. None of the...

      316 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Tolerance

    Has the meaning of tolerance changed for the better or for the worse? CHANGING TOLERANCE The general acceptance of the meaning of tolerance is about universal human rights, to behave virtuous way towards other people and to respect others’ rights. Generally, experts declare that the people’s...

      1447 Words | 4 Pages   Societal attitudes toward homosexuality, Homosexuality, Bisexuality, Lesbian

  • Tolerance

    TOLERANCE Definition - The capacity for or the practice of recognizing and respecting the beliefs or practices of others or Willingness to accept feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different from your own. Explanation - Tolerance, as we define it, refers to the skills we need to live together...

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  • Zero Tolerance

    Zero Tolerance 1 Running Head: ZERO TOLERANCE Zero Tolerance Policy TCH 535 Grand Canyon University Karen Bannen December 5, 2012 Zero Tolerance 2 The zero tolerance policy was created to prevent weapons from being bro9ught to school, but how far is too...

      1226 Words | 4 Pages  

  • Tolerance and Education

    wish to use any of my responses during class, I do not mind if you use my name. In chapter 6, Vogt states, “Because the relation of education to tolerance is very complex, successful educational efforts are very simple or focused” (Vogt 203). His two main strategies for increasing toleration that he...

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  • Museum of Tolerance

    allowed to speak their minds.8 Therefore, women in Sparta occupied a more significant position in Sparta than they did in Athens. Culture The cultural achievements of Athens place the Athenians in a significant spot in history. The Athenians set a brilliant precedence in art, literature and philosophy...

      1765 Words | 5 Pages   Peisistratos, Tyrant, Metic, Spartiate

  • Intolerable Tolerance

    Intolerable Tolerance Intolerable tolerance, is often said that too much of a good thing is wonderful, which in this case that may not be true. Tolerance which is a virtue only when it is difficult, it involves strong beliefs as a symptom: a distinctively contemporary form of decadence. George...

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  • Zero tolerance

    Kids have been kicked out of school for possession of Midol, Tylenol, Alka Seltzer, cough drops and Scope mouthwash - contraband that violates zero-tolerance, anti-drug policies. Students have been expelled for Halloween costumes that included paper swords and fake spiked knuckles, as well as for possessing...

      1356 Words | 4 Pages   Video game controversies, National Rifle Association, Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

  • Shakespeare and Tolerance

    intentionally left blank SHAKESPEARE AND TOLERANCE Shakespeare’s remarkable ability to detect and express important new currents and moods in his culture often led him to dramatise human interactions in terms of the presence or absence of tolerance. Differences of religion, gender, nationality...

      107666 Words | 300 Pages   William Shakespeare, Kantian ethics, Laughter, Much Ado About Nothing

  • Tolerance Notes

    AQA AS Philosophy Revision Notes – Tolerance What is Tolerance? Weak and Strong Senses of ‘Tolerance’ • Tolerance requires difference – you don’t ‘tolerate’ something that you agree with. • However, tolerance isn’t a ‘live and let live’ attitude. • There are several ways of...

      7329 Words | 37 Pages   Liberty, On Liberty, Autonomy, Freedom of speech

  • fault tolerance

     Network Reliability and Fault tolerance Abstract This survey is done with an aim of throwing some light on the basic details that are related to the network reliability and fault tolerance in various distributed systems. The write up will begin with an introduction of all the basic concepts and...

      2381 Words | 5 Pages   Reliability engineering, RAID, Network topology, Computer network

  • Zero Tolerance

     Zero Tolerance: How Much is Too Much? By Brooke West Arkansas State University Fall 2014 Zero Tolerance: How Much is Too Much? Introduction “Zero Tolerance” was first established in 1994 after the Gun-Free Act of 1994. This act stated that fire arms and weapons were not permissible on school...

      1295 Words | 7 Pages   Suspension (punishment), Zero tolerance (schools), Zero tolerance

  • Tolerance 1

    THE ECHO OF TOLERANCE The echo of patience chiseled it a shell on the beaches of his soul, His sentiment played it splendid arias on chocks of the harp of Forbearance and ossicle days dew settled the goblet of his heart and watered the plant of assurance hidden between the glistering strings that...

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