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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of relativise.

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  • This view also relativised Tradition, veracity of evolved doctrine, and tended to idolize anything new.

    Archbishop Ranjith's Foreword to "True Development of the Liturgy"

  • (For more on the varieties of ontological dependence, including temporally relativised ones, see Thomasson 1999, pp. 24-34, Correia 2005 and Correia 2008.)

    Ontological Dependence

  • Once you have accepted the inescapability of your own death instead of avoiding it, covering it up, and so on, paradoxically, it frees you for living a full life of caring for yourself and for others because everything else is relativised in light of the unavoidability of death.

    enowning

  • Once you have accepted the inescapability of your own death instead of avoiding it, covering it up, and so on, paradoxically, it frees you for living a full life of caring for yourself and for others because everything else is relativised in light of the unavoidability of death.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • In particular, for a discussion of relativised Hilbert programs the reader is referred to (Feferman, forthcoming).

    Kurt Gödel

  • A well-known objection to any version of frequentism is that relative frequencies must be relativised to a reference class.

    Interpretations of Probability

  • Since invoking "all" properties, relations and so on will certainly land us in paradox, these distributions, or possibilities, are going to have to be relativised to some circumscribed array of properties and relations.

    Truthlikeness

  • Yet the last thing he wants from such an international network is a bland fellowship extended to all those communities without discrimination, as if the international scene simply relativised the seriousness of the struggle against the Reich.

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer - Archbishop's Speech to the International Bonhoeffer Congress, Poland

  • Yet the last thing he wants from such an international network is a bland fellowship extended to all those communities without discrimination, as if the international scene simply relativised the seriousness of the struggle against the Reich.

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer - Archbishop's Speech to the International Bonhoeffer Congress, Poland

  • Reichenbach's innovation, a modification of the Kantian conception of synthetic a priori principles, rejecting the sense of "valid for all time" while retaining that of "constitutive of the object (of knowledge)", led to the conception of a theory-specific "relativised a priori".

    Early Philosophical Interpretations of General Relativity

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