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DrCarpenter November 14th, 2017 9:46pm

Perspectivism is the view that any claim to knowledge is bound to the perspective formed by the contingent "interests" of the knower. Are you a perspectivist?

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phalnx Ohio
11/14/17 6:25 pm

No, I'm a Realist. I deal with What Is, not with What I'd Like It To Be. It's easy when you're as compartmentalized as me.

thelowend imitation is flattery
11/14/17 4:39 pm

i have to say - with all the -isms in the world, this one seriously sounds like some philosophy doctoral candidate sat around in their room absolutely ripped off weed and thought this up...! 😂😂

DrCarpenter A2
11/14/17 6:27 pm

It was coined by Nietzsche, but he didn't actually study philosophy.

thelowend imitation is flattery
11/14/17 9:41 pm

didn’t i just describe him?!?! 🤣😂🤣

thelowend imitation is flattery
11/14/17 9:42 pm

minus the philosophy degree of course

Suzan Hawaii
11/14/17 4:36 pm

I still do not know what it means

OhTheIrony Learning from you
11/14/17 3:20 pm

No, knowledge can also be tied to objective reality which can be deduced through the scientific method. This, in turn, allows us to increment closer and closer to the truth,

Any claim to knowledge is a journey, not a destination.

Ebola1 Florida
11/14/17 4:29 pm

Agree with your last sentence.

OhTheIrony Learning from you
11/14/17 4:30 pm

Not sure why you disagree with the rest.