contextless

contextless

(ˈkɒntɛkstlɪs)
adj
having no context
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Citing Paul Hiebert, Mischke points out that Western theology appears universal because it is set forth in abstract, propositional forms as if it were contextless, but in point of fact it is shaped by the Enlightenment view of truth and universal reason (58, 60).
This view has combined with various "linguistic, educational, interpretive, and regulatory practices that have developed around writing" to create "the impression of a contextless code with universal meaning carried within the text.
We can only guess how many politicians and security establishment types will appear on our televisions in the next newscast, imploring us to view reality strictly through a contextless prism of the latest events: "they" don't want us here; "they" are thirsty for Jewish blood; "they" are a threat we must deal with forcefully.
What if, instead of asserting that rights are based on human nature (as if that were a sufficient argument)--or asserting that rights are useless, baseless, contextless abstractions (as if that could advance liberty)--advocates of liberty were to induce the principle of rights from observations of the requirements of human life (as Ayn Rand did)?
It is from this reification and division of labor that the positivist conception of the "fact"--an isolated, contextless atom--has arisen, but "dialectics insists on the concrete unity of the whole" (Lukacs 1971a, 6).
As will be seen, it avoids the subordination of librarians' roles to those of disciplinary faculty by providing anyone with an awareness of the learning experiences that bring about the transition from contextless novice to situated IL expertise a role in designing and guiding students through such experiences.
Rebirth, on the other hand, is dictated by the immutable, as it were contextless, law of kamma.
Language and symbol are located in context and time, so non-experience reflects a contextless, timeless experience, which is always here-and-now and there-and-then at the same time (Ogden, 1989; Winnicott, 1971).
These images are accidental, contextless, impartial, belonging to a global corporation but available in the public sphere--and in fact, another artist, Jon Rafman, has evidently made use of the very same images in a similar project.
Some psychologists, including clinical psychologists, adopt an equally individualised, contextless approach to research and clinical practice.
But religion never becomes disembedded or contextless theory.
The suggestion of a contextless subject is a pompous myth; the view from nowhere is pure fiction.