singularism

singularism

(ˈsɪŋɡjʊləˌrɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) any philosophy that explains phenomena from a single principle

singularism

any philosophy that derives the universe from one principle.
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It sometimes forms part of a typology that divides theories of religious freedom into three categories: singularism, which proposes one rubric or value that is capable of rationalizing the jurisprudence; pluralism, which rejects that possibility and argues that only plural values can make sense of the doctrine in an attractive way; and skepticism, which rejects the possibility of rationalizing the doctrine.
SALVATORE FLORIO, "The Semantics of Plurals: A Defense of Singularism.
In the first chapter, Grippe introduces a distinction he borrows from Michael Krausz between singularism and multiplism as applied to interpretation.
Recalling the singularism / multiplism distinction, Grippe writes that 'Rorty's argument for (and from) ethnocentricity is .
In facilitating the progress of society from one of cultural singularism to one of cultural pluralism, administrators and faculty must provide leadership of individuals commitment to a social system where individual worth and dignity are fundamental tenants; thus, requiring nursing school administrators to design their total educational process and educational content to reflect a commitment to cultural pluralism.
In addition to the religious singularism that he rejects for obvious reasons, he presents unscrupulous and unrestrained capitalism as yet another national affliction.
The Jewish religious tradition expresses itself in a fusion of universalism and singularism.
Meiselman misunderstands the Rav's position regarding universalism and singularism, he also misunderstands and misrepresents the Rav's stance on interfaith dialogue.
Scriven has defended singularism about explanation, and Anscombe singularism about causation: they maintain respectively that satisfactory explanations, and causes of events, need not involve laws.
This trend toward moral singularism will aide multinational companies in developing and implementing global ethical codes.
Resemblance-based Resources for Reductive Singularism, JESSICA WILSON