Definition of universalizability in English:


Pronunciation /-ˌvərsəˌlīzəˈbilətē/


(also British universalisability)

See universalize

‘Stevens argues that in Marxist theory, the transhistorical necessity of relations of production, and the universalizability of these relations, grounds the epistemic privilege of workers as the future universal class.’
  • ‘Viewed in this light, the emotions in general lack that property of universalizability which many philosophers have regarded as a sine qua non of the ethical.’
  • ‘There's no mention of important ethical notions such as the distinction between hypothetical and categorical imperatives (crucial to much of what goes on in the book), or the criterion of universalisability.’