universalism

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Gigantomachie autour de l’universel.

La pensée occidentale à l’épreuve de la critique décoloniale.

François Warin | 01.08.2019

En quête d’Afrique(s). The difference highlighted by the alternative naming of the African continent as "Africa" or "Africas" – singular or plural – announces the depth of the dispute between our two authors : the philosopher and the anthropologist, the Black and the White, the African and the « Jew »… and sheds light on the extent to which universalism needs to be reinvented. In a sort of a gigantomachy around the matter of universalism, SBD and JLA dialogue [...]

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 [...]