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Cultural Relativism/Cultural Difference

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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 Chapter

...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 Principal of The Studio at the Edge of the World, Australia, Adjunct Professor at the University of Tasmania, Australia and Visiting Professor at Universidad de Ibagué, Colombia. Tony has held academic positions in Australia and internationally and is the author of twelve books, including Design Futuring(2009); Design as Politics (2011) and Becoming Human By Design (2012). His latest book is Remaking Cities (2017). 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...