Practices and Principles: Approaches to Ethical and Legal Judgment

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A Japanese woman living in California attempts parent-child suicide, an ancient Japanese custom called "oyako-shinju," in order to rid herself of shame upon learning that her husband has a mistress. She survives, but her two children are drowned in the attempt. Since her attempt was made in accordance with the standards of Japanese culture, should she be tried by the standards and laws of the United States? Are there universally valid moral principles that dictate what is right? Or are moral judgments culturally relative, ...

Practices and Principles: Approaches to Ethical and Legal Judgment 2000, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691070797

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Practices and Principles: Approaches to Ethical and Legal Judgment 1998, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691015606

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