perspectivism

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perspectivism

(pəˈspɛktɪˌvɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) philosophy the philosophical theory, originated by Nietzsche, that states that there are many different world views depending on an individual's particular perspective
Translations
perspectivisme
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Defenders of certain forms of scientific perspectivalism argue that the approach is able to describe not merely different regions of the same complex system but the same system at different levels (17).
This prohibition, which is found elsewhere in South East Asia, could be analyzed in terms of Viveiros de Castro's perspectivalism, although Forth rejects this and uses his own conceptual term 'reciprocal inversion'.
The influences of Enlightenment logic, Immanuel Kant's epistemology, and analytic British philosopher of religion John Hick's pluralistic hypothesis are pointed to as examples of epistemological relativism and monistic perspectivalism.
Such a general acceptance of history's inevitable perspectivalism was not always as commonplace as it is now.
Dilworth has, in effect, created a realist perspectivalism, effectively preserving the power of both.
Perspectivalism thus emphasizes not individual objects but their relationships with each other in space, putting the whole before its parts.
Nietzsche's perspectivalism rejects theistic metaphysics by affirming that all claims to "truth" and "knowledge" are merely interpretation.
Second, the passage illustrates a kind of perspectivalism.
Lamarre introduces the theme of the volume, Radical Perspectivalism, which aims to explore perspective and point of view, with particular interest in transfiguring Cartesianism.
Having said this, the vision of the municipality is one that accords with Cartesian perspectivalism, some of the dimensions of which I've elaborated above.
Or, it may result in an all-too-radical value pluralism that winds up being a relativistic perspectivalism of competing values where each perspective exists simply for itself, making alliances and waging war on others without the possibility of any sustainable unity or coherence.