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.
See also: Philosophy
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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 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.
The relation-creating aspects of "gift exchange" being now seriously challenged, a person will reveal their ultimate gift ethics, that is, their love of God is based on a sentimental relationism, or it is out of a disguised self-interest according to market ideologies (in Parry's words, "nobody does anything for nothing").
Leibniz rejected the doctrine of Cartesian occasionalism and Newtonian substantivalism but his efforts to ground his relationism on the metaphysics of a living force were also met with difficulties.
Specifically, into Leibniz's efforts to come up with laws of motion based on vis viva being a measure of force, while at the same time his relationism implies a space-time structure that is a well-founded phenomenon.
In particular it wishes to reflect on three specific contributions of the presence of consecrated persons to scholastic education: first of all the link of education to evangelization; then formation to "vertical" relationism, that is to the opening to God and lastly formation to "horizontal" relationism, that is to say to welcoming the other and to living together.
he defended historicism against relativism, and argued, in the way Karl Mannheim did, for the epistemological legitimacy of historicism as relationism.
See Ideology and Utopia, translated by Louis Wirth and Edward Shils (New York, 1936), 78-79, for Mannheim's distinction between relativism and relationism.
There are two traditionally rival views about the nature of time: substantivalism that takes time to be a substance that exists independently of events located in it, and relationism that takes time to be constructed out of events.
That Which Makes the Sensation of Blue a Mental Fact: Moore on Phenomenal Relationism, BENJ HELLIE
A version of relationism that takes spatiotemporal structures--spatial geometry and a standard of inertia--to supervene on the history of relations between bodies is here described and defended.