relationism


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relationism

(rɪˈleɪʃənɪzəm)
n
a doctrine maintaining the existence of relations between thingsthe theory that suggests that knowledge is conditioned by its sociocultural context; relativism

relationism

1. a doctrine asserting the existence of relations as entities.
2. a theory maintaining the conditioning of any ideological perspective or system by its sociocultural context. — relationist, n.
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New Paradigm for Developmental Science: Relationism and Relational Developmental Systems.
The materials have been further developed in his later Brown Lecture and subsequently published as Semantic Relationism (2007).
Among specific topics are examining non-conceptualist arguments against conceptualism, relationism as anti-representationalism, why McDowell's revised conceptualism does not avoid Travis' anti-representionalist criticism, relational conceptualism as a theory of epistemically significant perception, possible objections to relational conceptualism, and broadening the scope of relational conceptualism.
The adaptivity, self-organization, self-reproducing, self-learning reiteration, recursivity, relationism, complexity and other attributes of a classical system are extended to (t,i,f)--attributes in the neutrosophic system.
They cover the philosophical basis of objectivity and relativity, relationism and dynamic synthesis, situated objectivity in sociology, theorized subjectivity, social objects and realism, objectivity and subjectivity in practice, and a final trialogue on whether they have established objectivity.
Epistemic relationism in the theory of assertion is the view that an assertion's epistemic propriety depends purely on the relation between the asserter and the proposition asserted.
The characteristics already covered in this article (holism, multi-level analysis, relationism and relativism) lead to a dispersive perspective of development, which accepts novelty as a possibility and denies pre-determinism, or the idea that development follows an unalterable or inevitable course.
The early 20th century Christians of south west Pentecost struggled with the choice of adhering to Christianity with its inherent value of individualism or to that of kastom which incorporated the paramount value of relationism.
After nearly five hundred pages of dancing with paradox, the reader is left with little more than Karl Mannheim's version of relationism (Lee 2000; Luhmann 1995; Mannheim 1961).
Lather also affirms Haraway's scientificity as one of partial connection and ontological relationism.