contextualist

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  • contextualist — con·tex·tu·al·ist …   English syllables

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  • Contextualism — a collection of views which emphasize the context in which an action, utterance or expression occurs, and argues that, in some important respect, the action, utterance or expression can only be understood within that context. Contextualist views… …   Mini philosophy glossary

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