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any doctrine emphasizing the importance of the context in solving problems or establishing the meaning of terms

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Judges can and do apply contextualist approaches to fiction too.
Moderate contextualism is the view that only a number of linguistic expressions, but not all of them, are context-sensitive (and usually contextualists of this type make use of hidden indexicals).
Next, Pieter van Veen's illustrations to the Essais are addressed from an art-historical point of view by Elmer Kolfin and Marrigje Rikken, and from a contextualist one by Warren Boutcher.
As such, boundary judgements become the core of the entire contextualist program.
Johanek's Contextualist Research Paradigm provides us with the framework for balancing and making sense of the stories and numbers that represent our work; she invites us to use a mixed bag to assess the rich context of writing centers.
He demonstrates that the historicist and contextualist perspectives of contemporary literary studies lean toward the political Right, with less emphasis on cultural change.
Section A overviews current textualist and contextualist approaches to contract interpretation.
Even if our project is a theoretical one, or historicist or contextualist or political in any of a number of ways, we still depend more often than not on close readings of texts.
context around the work (a contextualist approach).
This paper examines a contextualist thesis that has been little discussed in comparison with contextualism about knowledge, namely, contextualism about evidential support.
Ultimately, this Article suggests a new doctrinal approach for those contracts where the law should incentivize incomplete contracting, borrowing from principles of constitutional interpretation: dynamic contextualist interpretation.
It also takes "a contextualist approach to moral judgements, based upon reflection and perception of actual circumstances rather than the basis of impartiality and universal ethical principles".
Ralph, author of Why the Catholic Church Must Change: A Necessary Conversation, presented a workshop at the November 2013 Call to Action conference on how to be a biblical contextualist as opposed to a biblical literalist.
Recognizing subsequent actions as a result of that experience takes a contextualist perspective (Zunker, 2006).
In this book he develops a contextualist account of William Godwin's mature, sceptical, and anti-authoritarian theory of politeness and deploys it to theorise a positive, but conservative defence of inter-state anarchy, and diplomatic practices more specifically.