The BiH Presidency Member Bakir IzetbegoviA expressed gratitude to the organizers because, as he said, they recognized the worrying trend and the dangerous intentions of relativizing
the truth, equaling of the sides in the war, stigmatizing the defenders, that is, but this time focusing on the truth about the defense of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
She discusses groundwork for a feminist philosophy of disability; power and normalization; historicizing and relativizing
philosophy of disability; Foucault, feminism, and disability; bioethics as a technology of government; and a call for more dialogue about disability.
After the political upheavals of 1968, the commitment to multiculturalism was perceived as a liberal manifesto, but in the post-9/11 era, it is under attack for its relativizing
, particularist, and essentializing implications.
Next, the essays describe the necessity of relativizing
both traditions; Nehal Bhuta articulates this when he asserts, "Rather than take one set of principles as the universal norms .
Marvelously documented (145 pages of endnotes) and intellectually provocative, the author argues in succeeding chapters how the Reformation contributed to the exclusion of God from the public square, the relativizing
of doctrines, state control of the churches, the subjectivizing of morality, the emergence of consumerist society, and the secularizing of knowledge.
This "quandary" can be resolved by relativizing
reference to coordinate systems.
the canonical Western write-up of this history, Shawky closely follows Amin Maalouf's 1983 study, The Crusades Through Arab Eyes, which portrays the Christians as culturally backward and also emphasizes the Crusaders' economic stakes in religious hegemony.
He also discusses American Jewish responses to Jews' wartime persecution; Hollywood's relativizing
of Nazi actions under political pressure; and German American opposition to the building of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Furthermore, in a surprising tumaround of standard characterizations of pluralist Christian theology, Sonnemans suggests that "those who relativize, denounce, or disavow traditional Christian truth-claims, simultaneously relativize the claim that all humans can reach salvation"; in his view, such relativizing
constitutes a "betrayal" of humans living and dead (p.
Thus, it is argued, we are left with no choice but to consider more adventurous semantic alternatives for these areas, such as a semantic account that involves relativizing
truth to perspectives or contexts of assessment.
of the physical and psychological world of perception leads to the conclusion that, "Chaos does not exist; it is an abstraction because it is inseparable from a screen that makes something--something rather than nothing--emerge from it.
Theological realism presupposes that God, as a speaking subject, is "completely independent of human philosophies and the truth lies in him, relativizing
all human statements concerning that truth" (11-12).