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Relativism

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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3,335 words

Relativists standardly make two claims: first, with regard to some subject matter, they claim that there is no universal standard ...

Relativism

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
940 words

Relativism is any view that implies that conflicting judgments may be equally sound. Five kinds of relativism may be distinguished ...

relativism, epistemological

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
663 words

Relativist theories of knowledge are as old as Methuselah, or at least Protagoras, and as fashionable as Foucault or Rorty, ...

Relativism

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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
995 words

Relativism is not one doctrine but many. Different forms of relativism can be categorized with the help of the schema: ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
153 words
[Th] ... 1 The claim that there is no knowledge independent of an individual, and that all knowledge is created within a cultural system. It therefore follows that ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

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

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