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  • adj. Of or pertaining to perspective


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perspective +‎ -al


  • Thoreau's position might be described as perspectival realism, since he does not conclude that truth is relative but celebrates the diversity of the multifaceted reality that each of us knows in his own distinctive way.

    Henry David Thoreau

  • The article is a hodgepodge of strained reason in which Applebaum tries to cobble together an analysis of German reenactments of the Civil War, a conflation of thematic political and perspectival individual ends in war generally and the Nazi's alleged obsession with Gone with the Wind.

    Franz-Stefan Gady: Gone with the Wind: Gone in the Head

  • The work moves into the realm "beyond good and evil" in the sense of leaving behind the traditional morality which Nietzsche subjects to a destructive critique in favour of what he regards as an affirmative approach that fearlessly confronts the perspectival nature of knowledge and the perilous condition of the modern individual.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • “The designation ‘aperspectival,’ in consequence, expresses a process of liberation from the exclusive validity of perspectival and unperspectival, as well as pre-perspectival limitations.”

    February « 2009 « Sentence first

  • You just want to believe in a "perspectival view of reality."

    Josh Mull: The Fundamentals of Radical, Transnational Counterinsurgency

  • Part of the reason it makes sense is that COIN is congruent with our culture's bias toward a perspectival view of reality.

    Josh Mull: The Fundamentals of Radical, Transnational Counterinsurgency

  • Because of his pictures 'particular perspectival constructions, some of them can give a sense that his subjects are being viewed from some slight distance off, by someone removed from the hurly-burly they show.

    Norman Rockwell exhibit opens at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

  • The detail, complexity, and compositional finesse of Piero's paintings argue that he put time into perspectival studies, composition sketches, and full-size preparatory drawings.

    James Elkins: Are Artists Bored by Their Work?

  • Romantic irony, and then in Nietzsche's perspectivism, agreements about truth did not overcome but preserved their perspectival origins.

    Post-Secular Conviviality

  • What's more, the obscurity — the perspectival nature — of monadic perception is not simply unavoidable: it is constitutive of individual substances.

    Club Monad


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