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Examples of "relativist"
Kuhn's theory has been criticised by scientists such as Richard Dawkins and Alan Sokal as presenting a profoundly relativist view of scientific progress. In a postscript to the third edition of his book, Kuhn denied being a relativist.
There are at least two ways to interpret "the relativist fallacy": either as identical to relativism (generally), or as the ad hoc adoption of a relativist stance purely to defend a controversial position.
From a realist's point of view, both postmodernism and constructivism can be interpreted as relativist theories.
Boas's student Alfred Kroeber described the rise of the relativist perspective thus:
But Thomas Kuhn denied the accusation of being a relativist later in his postscript.
Perry's scheme outlines a student’s nine-position progression from dualist thinking to relativist thinking and then to commitment.
Religions which make strong absolutist truth claims stand in stark contrast to more relativist or universalist positions.
A variety of such conceptions can be classified into verificationist theories, perspectivalist or relativist theories, and pragmatic theories.
Opponents argue that a hermeneutic approach is too relativist and that their own interpretations are based on common-sense evaluation.
His polemical history of Australian philosophy, "Corrupting the Youth" (2003), praised the Australian realist tradition in philosophy and attacked postmodernist and relativist trends.
In modern Chinese and western scholarship, most scholars reject Guo's "equality theory" construal. Lian differentiates contemporary interpretations between whether Zhuangzi was a radical skeptic and/or a relativist.
Universology, with its relativist and human-centered perspective, has vast implications for religion, philosophy, and the practice of natural and social sciences.
Cosimo Bambi (born 1980, Florence, Italy) is an Italian relativist and cosmologist who is currently a professor of Physics at Fudan University in Shanghai, China.
Taub earned his doctorate at Princeton University in 1935, under the direction of the prominent relativist Howard P. Robertson. At Princeton, Taub was also influenced by Oswald Veblen.
On the one hand, those discussions of the relativist fallacy which make the fallacy out to be "identical to" relativism (e.g., linguistic relativism or cultural relativism) are themselves committing a commonly identified fallacy of informal logic, namely, begging the question against an earnest, intelligent, logically competent relativist. It is itself a fallacy to describe a controversial view as a "fallacy"—not, at least, without arguing that it is a fallacy. In any event, it will not do to argue as follows:
Allais’s Hereditary, Relativist and Logistic (HRL) theory of monetary dynamics contains an original theory of expectations formation that is a genuine alternative to both adaptive and rational expectations. It was praised by Milton Friedman in 1968 with the following words:
In February 2014, in discussing a Wikipedia project to increase articles on women in the arts, Jones wrote that Wikipedia "is a corrupting force" that is "eroding the world's intellect" through a relativist approach to knowledge.
Closed-circle theory is sometimes used to denote a relativist, anti-realist philosophy of science, such that different groups may have different self-consistent truth claims about the natural world.
Despite the explicit common referrals to "subjective" reason in the book, his frequent connecting of it with relativism could be an indication that by "subjective reason" Horkheimer also means "relativist reason".
There are two formal sides to the color debate, the universalist and the relativist. The universalist side claims that the biology of all human beings is all the same, so the development of color terminology has absolute universal constraints. The relativist side claims that the variability of color terms cross-linguistically (from language to language) points to more culture-specific phenomena. Because color exhibits both biological and linguistic aspects, it has become a deeply studied domain that addresses the relationship between language and thought.