- n. An advocate of essentialism
- adj. Of or pertaining to essentialism
“And to me, she's very interesting because there is a school of -- of feminist thought today that is what we call essentialist and which believes that there is, somehow or other, an essential female or male psyche in -- in all of us.”
“So across the political spectrum, for anyone thinking in essentialist terms, the mores render the word anathema from both directions.”
“When I was at college the big no-no was this kind of essentialist thinking, in which biology was destiny.”
“Creating what he calls " essentialist " cuisine, Mr. Vollmer takes a less-is-more approach with an emphasis on fresh ingredients.”
“I'm not sure that the "essentialist" approach that you are suggesting will work in practice, since there will always be someone who will make a case that their view, however much it departs from some "essential" or other, does better justice to some other aspect of the faith tradition.”
“I am an "essentialist" in the sense that I am of the opinion that what constitutes the most authentic or "true" form of a new religion is what the founder preached and intended.”
“Justice Sotomayor's famous declaration — that a "wise Latina" will often come to a better judicial ruling than a white male — implies an ethnic-and-gender "essentialist" philosophy that is repugnant to Justice Kennedy's core individualism.”
“I've been accused of being an "essentialist" on several feminist blogs, simply because I've pointed out the scientific evidence of sexual dimorphism in the brain.”
“There are definitely variations in how individuals learn, but to suggest differences apply to an entire group reeks of the kind of essentialist thinking folks in the African-Canadian have spent years fighting.”
“It is a feminist argument, though one also aimed at the "essentialist" feminists who believe that femininity and motherhood are the essential distinguishing characteristics of women.”
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