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  • n. Plural form of universalism.

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Examples

  • Gardels: This non-universalism, Chinese intellectuals will tell you, allows China to avoid both "a clash of civilizations" between universalisms (Islamim or Confucianism vs. the West) and the West's universalist triumphalism "at the end of history."

    Nathan Gardels: My Talk With Bernard-Henri Levy: The Empty Heaven of Democracy

  • My point is that illuminating what it means to be human is what women's history does, but as it happens, humans come in different bodies that engage universalisms for example, what it means to be "human" differently.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • How do they accommodate or resist particularities or rival universalisms?

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • (His opposition to the second Iraq war, inconvenient and largely ignored by liberal critics, is quite consistent with his scepticism of the universalisms of both left and right.)

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  • Wade establishes that our courts are committed to striking down legislation which places too high a value on traditional-values based universalisms and too little priority on protecting American’s interests, including their freedom of choice when it comes to conducting safe and effective termination procedures.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Why Obama Should Seek Legislative Support for Anti-Terror Policies:

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