As she signaled with the Nietzschean title of her first book, Hybrids of Plants and of Ghosts (1980), Graham is an earthbound perspectivist
who seeks to know this world by passionately probing it from as many points of view, armed with as many measures and analytical means as she can devise.
Finding multiple versions of Bergson, he discusses the obscure number of duration: Bergson the mathematician, intuition and sympathy: Bergson the perspectivist
, the attachment to life: Bergson the doctor of civilization, and after man: Bergson the spiritualist.
He set his trusted perspectivist
Joseph Gandy to work.
They've got everything we don't have.'" And a wealthy urbanite in his fifties, whose family sold its landholdings at independence and who has begun to read critical colonial histories penned at liberal Western universities, framed today's tensions through an overtly perspectivist
(23) Indeed, it is important to recognize that merely engaging in rational discussion refutes the perspectivist
's deep claim, because rational discourse implicitly acknowledges that there are terms in play that transcend each person's perspective.
(1) Pfitz - and likewise each other character in the novel - is a series of chance appearances that are connected in the minds of other characters, and the reader, in a perspectivist
and continually changing manner.
Dalloway, for example, Sass's point is that Woolf was involved in writing perspectivist
What remains outside of this scheme is the possibility of using general categories as instruments for a perspectivist
endeavor that identifies "alternative historical forms".
The World's Fairs displayed themselves and their host cities as perspectivist
and totalizing domains the function of which was to deploy and survey the world's spectacular multiplicities and differences.
Both the recent constructivist and realist approaches of democracy aimed at overcoming rigid conceptualizations and strong theoretical views on democracy and resorted to contextual analysis, comparative studies, perspectivist
considerations and issue-oriented investigations in order to endorse the plural character of democratic societies and institutions and the essentially dynamic nature of democratic processes.
To put this distinction in context, it will be necessary to look for a moment at what many commentators have identified as the perspectivist
outlook of the Zhuangi.