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Cultural Relativism/Cultural Difference

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Cultural relativism, like cultural absolutism or cultural pluralism, refers to a theoretical system for classifying and understanding human variation. The concept of cultural relativism emerged as a set of descriptive and epistemological...

Enlightenment

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Enlightenment was one of the most significant epochs of Western intellectual history and it continues to provide the essential philosophical foundations for much contemporary thought on society, science, religion, nature, and politics....

End of the Story

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Becoming Human by Design

Berg, 2012

Book Chapter

...I walk among men as among fragments of the future.This is ‘now’—the locus of where we currently are and will look back from.Over the past few decades, announcements of ‘ends’ have proliferated within contemporary theory. In the West, one...