عنوان مقاله [English]
The American Cultural Identity: Philosophical Reflections on the Existing Controversies over its Nature
Since the la.st two decades of the last centery, the American cosiaty has witnessed that emergence of a social movement could "multiculturalism". It has challenged the dominated moniestic view which prescient for a long time the American culture as more or less homogeneus with little (if any at all) respect for different concerning divers cultural identities of the citizens. The first section of the present paper will deal with exploring the main features of the debate over the challenges to sight in details. The second section will attempt to explore the philosophical assumptions behind each view. The third section is design to offer a better understanding of the issue at bands in the debate which shall mainly rely on Alasdair MacIntyre’s conception of traditional of moral enqurity and will be follow by some concluding points to the arguments of this paper.