absolutism


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Synonyms for absolutism

Synonyms for absolutism

a political doctrine advocating the principle of absolute rule

a government in which a single leader or party exercises absolute control over all citizens and every aspect of their lives

Synonyms for absolutism

dominance through threat of punishment and violence

a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc

the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government

the doctrine of an absolute being

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More over, the Regency preserved absolutism by modernizing and adapting it to changing circumstances.
that of Ronald Dworkin, is much in the spirit of Rights Absolutism.
Let me close by addressing just two of many constitutional problems illuminated by the reemergence of absolutism in the form of administrative power: delegation and procedural rights.
There were, however, no statistically significant differences between groups in the absolutism vs.
Absolutism may have a place in a sensible theory of freedom of speech, but not as the comprehensive methodology.
It would be impossible to have such a field with theological absolutism in place, they say.
And if absolutism makes Islam undesirable, then how could it make modernity any more desirable?
In his new book, Expansion and Crisis in Louis XIV's France, Darryl Dee sets out to analyze the paradigm and the local experience of absolutism in one case study, the border province of Franche-Comte, from the French conquest in 1674 to the death of the Sun King in 1715.
In overcoming the absolutism of political distinction and the nihilism of anti-political indistinctness, the unpolitical implies the relativist conception of the political and the anti-political as relative to each other, which hints at the necessity of recognizing the limits of political myths by adapting their distinctions to the circumstances, instead of leaving them unquestioned as absolute or just denying them with nihilist indifference.
The same cry was heard 30 years ago, only for one for m of absolutism to yield to another.
Professor Jeton Shasivari explained that the line between absolute power and absolutism is very thin, stressing that all foreign and domestic institutes warn that this absolute power could soon become a threat to democracy.
Laughing Matters: Farce and the Making of Absolutism in France.
The sexual values of absolutism (abstinence until marriage), relativism (sexual decisions made in reference to the nature of the relationship), and hedonism ("if it feels good, do it") were assessed in a convenience sample of 783 undergraduate students at a large southeastern university.
Beam contends that an investigation of not only the primary texts themselves, but also of archival evidence documenting regulation and censorship of performances reveals important factors in the development of absolutism in France, which she ties to the inception of the modern state.
According to the influential model of Norbert Elias, it was the royal state that ultimately clamped down on popular culture in seventeenth-century France as a part of the rise of absolutism.