Capacidades, derechos humanos y diversidad cultural: Una aproximación desde la psicología del desarrollo moral

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The Human Rights and Capabilities approach both formulate a universal proposal based on moral principles such as freedom and human dignity. However, cultural diversity has often been used to challenge the universality of these principles. This paper analyzes this debate based on the psychology of moral development, and reflects upon the authors’ work experience with three Shipibo-Konibo, Quechua, and Ashaninka communities in Peru. From this, we discuss how the three perspectives (capabilities, human rights and psychology of moral development) agree on the importance of reason as the basis for a moral universalism that simultaneously accounts for the cultural diversity, complexities and tensions in each cultural context and how subjects are situated in them
Original languageSpanish (Chile)
JournalFronteras. Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades
StatePublished - 2015

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