How to use Relativism in a sentence
That surely is the opposite of moral absolutism, namely the ultimate relativism.
The Church of England, certainly in terms of its leadership, is marked by " craven apologetics and moral and cultural relativism.
Hobbes and Cavendish shared pessimism about human nature, and an anxiety about ethical and linguistic relativism.
I will call the argument from relativism to epistemic value pluralism the trivial argument for epistemic value pluralism.
The term ' moral relativism ' is understood in a variety of ways.Advertisement
Theodorus defends Protagoras's doctrine that Man is the Measure of All Things, which Socrates takes to imply relativism.
First, it argues that relativism provides a plausible account of moral justification.
Bourdieu fiercely rejected the fashionable relativism that denies that the sciences can obtain genuine knowledge of the world.
There is nothing in Wittgenstein to suggest that such relativism or reductionism is necessary.
But we can avoid imperialism without embracing moral relativism.Advertisement
This relativism simplified the relativism simplified the relativism that is inherent in matter and and consciousness.
This is the epistemic relativism that forms the basis of my kind of history.
I guess epistemological relativism is alright when it supports his own religious views apparently.
Moral statements were reduced to no more than moral opinions leading to ethical relativism.
Rather, the arguments deal with those who actually believe that Derrida promotes linguistic relativism.Advertisement
Here Halsey's own perspective, of what I take to be a postmodern relativism, comes to the fore.
To succumb to cultural or post-modern relativism would simply leave open the field to the most powerful global forces.
It is the only position that avoids subjectivism, relativism and mysticism.
Theodorus defends Protagoras 's doctrine that Man is the Measure of All Things, which Socrates takes to imply relativism.
This relativism simplified the relativism that is inherent in matter and and consciousness.Advertisement
Moral relativism is also in the highest reaches of politics.
Cultural relativism is not an adequate foundation for democracy.
This is because of the centrality of the gender question and its impact on the cultural relativism debate within human rights.
Some right wing theorists support postmodernism for having a value relativism which can break down specific political allegiances across groups (Rosenau 1992).
To say that all things are relative is to make a dogmatic statement that undercuts the whole notion of relativism.Advertisement
The disadvantage is that it encourages moral relativism, the belief that "anything goes."
The relativism or phenomenalism which Hamilton afterwards adopted from Kant and sought to engraft upon Scottish philosophy is wholly absent from the original Scottish doctrine.
Thus scepticism and relativism are superseded by a historical philosophy, and the absoluteness of truth is affirmed, but the notion of a definite truth is at the same time both negated and satirized.
Hume's analysis of the conceptions of a permanent world and a permanent self reduces us to the sensationalistic relativism of Protagoras.
The problems raised by the relativism of Protagoras are no less fundamentally problems of the nature of knowledge and of the structure of thought.Advertisement
Some right wing theorists support postmodernism for having a value relativism which can break down specific political allegiances across groups (Rosenau 1992 ).
This increase in relativism can be particularly exasperating to parents, who may feel that their adolescent children question everything just for the sake of argument.
These distinctions, he insists, have an objective reality, The cognizable by reason no less than the relations of Cambridge space or number; and he endeavours to refute moralists, Hobbism - which he treats as a " novantique philo- C d sophy," a mere revival of the relativism of Protagoras - chiefly by the following argumentum ad hominem.