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  • It's interesting to see what metaphors are invoked to get across ideas of pluralism, relativism of a kind, and perspectivalism with regard to truth.

    The rainbow as refracted truth

  • ~ Richard Dawkins and Multi-perspectivalism -- Normally I'm not a big fan of this (non)debate (so-called) between religion and science.

    Speedlinking 8/5/07

  • From this mildly skeptical or relativist base, philosophical Daoism tends toward pluralism, perspectivalism, skepticism, political equality and freedom.


  • And here one encounters the directly related issues of conceptual schemes, frameworks and worldviews, incommensurability, relativism, contextualism and perspectivalism (for a general discussion see Lynch 1998; on perspectivalism about scientific models see Giere 1999 and Rueger 2005).

    The Unity of Science

  • The choice is therefore between some form of perspectivalism and the atomic modal interpretation (see, for example, Bacciagaluppi and Dickson, 1999), according to which the basic proposal is applied only to the

    Modal Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics

  • Seigfried (1996a) takes a long overdue feminist look at Dewey's aesthetics, finding several aspects that may enrich feminist exploration of women's experiences, including his antidualism, his perspectivalism, his working from concrete experience, his emphasis placed on the role of feeling in experience, his emphasis on doing and making, and his attack on the division between practice and theory.

    Dewey's Aesthetics

  • Is this move from perspectivalism about distinctions to a kind of monism justified?

    School of Names

  • By contrast, the Hui Shi view starts from a kind of radical perspectivalism about distinctions.

    School of Names

  • Eventually, I found resources in Thomas Kuhn, Alfred North Whitehead, William James, the theologian James Luther Adams a disciple of Troeltsch and Tillich, and the political philosopher Isaiah Berlin to cobble together what I suppose amounts to an amateur¬ís historically-minded perspectivalism.

    Philocrites: Why do smart Mormons like post-modernism?

  • In my "Optics and Aesthetics" course, during the first half of the semester I work with students to help them understand Cartesian perspectivalism.

    The Picturesque and the Kodak Moment


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