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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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If we attend to the garden, Shapiro demonstrates, we will see things in Nietzsche's aesthetics, in his perspectivism, and in his psychology of the drives that we had not seen before, or seen as clearly.
New perspectivism and adjusted structural oblivion?
Their topics include the image of Achilles in Plato's Symposium, the power and ambivalence of a beautiful image in Plato and the poets, perspectivism in Plato's view of the gods, the ship of state and the subordination of Socrates, and poetry and the image of the tyrant in Plato's Republic.
Yet in extreme forms, perspectivism claims that we are necessarily and inevitably bound by our perspective, whether that is defined by class, race, gender, culture, or something else.
This recalls the Amerindian perspectivism of Brazilian anthropologist Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, who points out how, in a radical reversal of Western thought, wherein a multiplicity of cultures appears within a universal Nature, indigenous cosmology is "not a plurality of views of a single world .
The perspectivism of the position of the viewer (which can change spatially in many ways) encounters the continuity of the gaze, which allows the viewer a direct confrontation with the being of the painting itself.
Concern about relativism is undoubtedly warranted in the 21st century but the magisterium fails to discern the difference between relativism, which rejects objective, universal moral truth, and what we shall call perspectivism, which acknowledges objective, universal moral truth, but also insists that truth is partial and always in need of further clarification.
Perspectivism and Animism: Rethinking Culture, Nature, Spirit, and Bodiliness", en: Tipiti: Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Lowland South America, 7 (1): 3-42.
Scientific perspectivism has recently attracted a great deal of attention for its ability to account for the perspectival nature of modelling, pervasive in the physical sciences, the life sciences, and the social sciences.
These three features form the three philosophical subjects in Darwish's poem as will be discussed in Part III, which is consequently divided into three sections: Subject/Object Interaction, Perspectivism, and Desire.
Such a universalism assumes that human beings are capable of achieving a 'God like' capacity to view and understand the world, of defeating forever the limitations of perspectivism, which hinder the human natural elan to universalism, that same elan which had once led Nietzsche to exclaim,
In addition to enriching the evidence for a developmental account of perspectivism, arising out of earlier aperspectival techniques, this special issue contributes to the understanding of description as a component of narrative fiction.