Relativism meaning

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Any theory of ethics or knowledge based on the idea that all values or judgments are relative, differing according to circumstances, persons, cultures, etc.
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(uncountable, philosophy) The theory, especially in ethics or aesthetics, that conceptions of truth and moral values are not absolute but are relative to the persons or groups holding them.
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(countable, philosophy) A specific such theory, advocated by a particular philosopher or school of thought.
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The theory that value judgments, as of truth, beauty, or morality, have no universal validity but are valid only for the persons or groups holding them.
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Origin of relativism

  • From relative +"Ž -ism.

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