perspectivism

noun

per·​spec·​tiv·​ism
pə(r)ˈspektə̇ˌvizəm
plural -s
1
: a concept in philosophy: the world forms a complex of interacting interpretive processes in which every entity views every entity and event from an orientation peculiar to itself
2
: consciousness of or the process of using different points of view (as in literary criticism or artistic representation)

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary perspective entry 1 + -ism; originally formed as German perspektivismus

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“Perspectivism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perspectivism. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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