Ed Nichols Model for Understanding Cultural Differences

Ed Nichols’ model for the philosophical aspects of culture.  

Different  world  cultures  developed  out  of  differing  physical  environments.

These  world  views  have  differing  constructs:

  • Axiology  (values)
  • Epistemology  (way  of  knowing)
  • Logic  (principles  of  reason)
  • Process  (practice  of  reason)
Refer to ED NICHOL’S CULTURAL PHILOSOPHIES for more details.

Cultural Competence Adjudicative Boards 20100427.  Presentation on this topic, prepared  by   Robert  S.  Wright,  MSW,  RSW, Executive  Director  Child  and  Youth  Strategy,   Department  of  Community Services, Nova Scotia.

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