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Flashcards in Postmodernism Deck (6):
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Absolutist

A person who believes the best form of government allows one person to hold all the power

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Relativism

There is not absolute truth, only the truths that a particular individual or culture happen to believe

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Epistemology

Distinction between justified belief and opinion

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Constructivism

A theory - based on observation and scientific steady about ho people learn
People construct their own understanding and knowledge of the world

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Modernist

A supporter of modernism - self consciously rejecting the past as a model for the present

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Technocratic

An expert who is a member of a highly skilled group