perspectivism


perspectivism

perspectivism [per-spek-tuh-viz-uh m] Word Origin noun Philosophy.

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

Origin of perspectivism From the German word Perspektivismus, dating back to 1905–10. See perspective, -ism Related formsper·spec·tiv·ist, noun, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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