Translation of relativism in Spanish:


relativismo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrɛlədəˌvɪzəm/ /ˈrɛlətɪvɪz(ə)m/

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    relativismo masculine
    • However, the distinction here is between absolutism and relativism, not between absolutism and relationalism.
    • However, relativism is a philosophical doctrine that goes far beyond such obvious facts.
    • Wittgenstein sometimes appears to be committed to cognitive relativism as just described.
    • If so, how does pluralism differ from radical relativism and subjectivism?
    • It is this crude version of relativism about truth which I am concerned with here, not its more sophisticated philosophical cousins.
    • That is something that you often hear about from the perspective of cultural relativism.
    • Such a position does indeed amount to a form of epistemological relativism.
    • According to cultural relativism, slavery is wrong if our society disapproves of it.
    • We cannot let cultural relativism becomes the last refuge of repression.
    • I do use the viewpoint of cultural relativism; I think it's the only thing we can do under the circumstances.
    • In another situation, relativism and politicalization may serve counterposed goals.
    • One wonders if in the morass of cultural relativism, the only sane ground is to eschew all taboo.
    • The relativist must therefore hold that relativism is both true and false.
    • It is not the reality of scepticism or of truth dissolving relativism, but the claim to truth of all formal argument that is affected.
    • Context is only deemed important when such relativism would be seen to give validity to bigotry, racism and prejudice.
    • Cultural relativism states that there is no objective truth.
    • Yet many people would now pay at least lip-service to the sceptical relativism of Montaigne's generation.
    • The debate about relativism turns on separating truth claims and actions.
    • There is more to be said, particularly about the threats of relativism, nihilism, and scepticism, which still lurk.
    • The three introductory readings come out of the rich anthropological literature on culture and cultural relativism.