Ap European History
Who Are the Critics?
Immanuel Kant: "When America, the Negro countries, the Spice Islands, the Cape, and so forth, were discovered, they were to them [the Europeans], countries belonging to no one, sine they counted the inhabitants as nothing."
Johann Gottlieb Herder: Rejected idea that natives ideas and cultures were too degraded to treat them as human. Embraced cultural relativism.
-Treat people as humans
-Cultures can be developed in different forms
-There is no standard culture