perspectivism

[ per-spek-tuh-viz-uh m ]
/ pərˈspɛk təˌvɪz əm /

noun Philosophy.

the doctrine that reality is known only in terms of the perspectives of it seen by individuals or groups at particular moments.

Nearby words

  1. personnel agency,
  2. personnel department,
  3. persorption,
  4. perspective,
  5. perspectively,
  6. perspex,
  7. perspicacious,
  8. perspicaciously,
  9. perspicacity,
  10. perspicuity

Origin of perspectivism

From the German word Perspektivismus, dating back to 1905–10. See perspective, -ism

Related formsper·spec·tiv·ist, noun, adjective

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