relativism

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Vertiges du relativisme.

Luc Guillemot | 09.07.2014

Relativism and universalism are two opposite but not antithetical views of the World. Relativism reflects the diversity of cultures and therefore allows to fight ethnocentrism, and makes controversies possible by denying that absolute truth exists in scientific utterances. However, it addresses the realities of the world according to how different they are ; thus it lacks the ability to underscore what these realities have in common. Relativity does not deny relevance to universality when the latter is considered as [...]