The problem is that the rule-sensitive particularist
narrows the gap in the direction of compliance with rules only if most others are not rule-sensitive particularists
but are rule fetishists.
Almost since its formulation, the liberal society and its believers have been under attack from hardy, determined groups of particularists
Now, just like other particularists
, the nominalist faces problems when accounting for the difference between repeatable and nonrepeatable works of art.
have argued that even virtue properties can exhibit a form of holism or context variance, for example, sometimes an act is worse for being kind But, on a common conception of virtuous acts, one derived from Aristotle, claims of virtue holism will be shown to be false.
, therefore, go too far in presenting the moral dilemmas in stories as evidence of Buddhists disagreeing over moral theories, and so far as I am aware, no moral theories have yet been elaborated in Buddhist sources.
My aim here is to clear out a bit of the fog surrounding these discussions by examining the reasons given by pluralists and particularists
either reject the existence of universal principles or affirm only the procedural principle that each nation or society should draw on its own traditions and decide its own development ethic and path.
Since the old conservatives and its Junker core were particularists
and not nationalists at all, the unification of the various German principalities into a national state was a kind of pyrrhic victory that would ultimately cost them dearly.
They would become stage-relative anti-formalists--radical particularists
According to Sanua, economic as much as ideological concerns won the day for the Jewish particularists
of the AJC in the 1990s and 2000s.
12) Like legal positivists in the Hartian tradition, (13) particularists
are concerned with the specific facts of the matter, the social facts unique to each legal system, and likewise nationalists wish to identify the ultimate source of law within each legal system, as ascertained in the attitudes of senior legal and political officials of that system.
Against the postmodern particularists
, he defends an idea of universality--but universality as a site of antagonism, not as some bland resolution.