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Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche  

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(b Röcken, 15 Oct. 1844; d Weimar, 25 Aug. 1900).German philosopher. His influence on 19th- and 20th-century thought has been profound. He first met Wagner in 1868 and under ...
Protagoras

Protagoras  

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Of Abdera (c.490–420 bc), the most celebrated of the sophists. He travelled widely throughout the Greek world, including several visits to Athens, where he was associated with Pericles. He was ...
relativism

relativism  

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The doctrine that knowledge, truth, and morality exist in relation to culture, society, or historical context, and are not absolute.
Thomas Theorem

Thomas Theorem  

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A concept formulated by the American sociologist William Isaac Thomas (1863–1967) that ‘“*facts” do not have a uniform existence apart from the persons who observe and interpret them. Rather, the ...

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