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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
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perspectivisme
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The contrast is between Nietzsche's "perspectivism," in which competing "evaluations" joust endlessly with one another, and the "lie" of Machiavelli, which allows the deceptive prince to have the last word when closing a debate.
His topics are evolutionary epistemology and the critique of truth; pursuit of facts and interpretations: a contextual reading of Posthumous Fragments 1886-87, 7[60]; perspectivism and herd morality; many names for the same way of thinking; and a pragmatist conception of truth.
Second, a Nietzschean "perspectivism" turned truth into a "point of view" and judged to be "true" that point of view that makes a being stronger, and "false" that which saddens or diminishes him.
What translates from the columns to these fictional works is the difficulty that Galdos underscores in distinguishing fact from fiction and the use of multiple subjective perspectivism, employing an inward focalization as one of the main narrative techniques (Lida 65; Garrido Ardila and Tetley 324).
Sartre's idea of nihilation, in Vicks's reading, refers to Nietzsche's idea of forgetfulness and perspectivism in the essay "On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense" (1873).
After positioning hermeneutics as interpretation in a Nietzschean sense, Campanini adds the caveat that the resulting "Perspectivism" is one of "pluralism, not relativism" (p.
In this paper, the author assesses recent claims in philosophy of science about scientific perspectivism being compatible with realism.
In "Amerindian perspectivism", unlike Western naturalist monism, the foundation of the world is subjectivity itself: a generic background of "humanity" is dispersed throughout the real.
It follows that perspectivism as an interpretation of the novel is rejected as emotionally destabilizing, cutting out the novel's guiding keel, while the Romantic high admiration for the protagonist is explicitly endorsed.
"Cosmological Deixis and Amerindian Perspectivism." Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute" 4.3 (1998): 469-88.
In our conversations, I sometimes encountered preliminary concessions to Maasai points of view, an epistemological loosening Nietzsche (1990 [1956]) would have called 'perspectivism'.