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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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Surveying Contextualist and Cultural Narratologies.
text-based, contextualist, or other interpretive lenses, and indeed they
While contextual standards are usually kept low by keeping information about possibilities out of consideration, an interesting and neglected corollary of the contextualist view of knowledge is that the contextual standards can also be kept high by excluding certain considerations.
Even contextualist interpretation is somewhat unfriendly to incomplete contracts.
Ralph told NCR in a telephone interview April 17 that the presentation aimed at answering two questions: "If we're faithful to the Catholic church, which teaches us to be nourished and ruled by Scripture, and to interpret Scripture as contextualists, can we continue to use Scripture in the way it has been used in regard to some contemporary issues?
Changing cultural practices: A contextualist framework for intervention research.
In photography circles, the conversation seesaws between ontology and social function--that is, between a modernist concern with medium specificity and a contextualist inquiry into photography's various "discursive spaces.
They argue that the only defensible universal is a contextualist one arising from the well-being of a concrete identity, both individual and collective.
In describing constructivism, Patton and McMahon (2006b) asserted that 'Constructivism is directly derived from the contextualist worldview; the "reality" of world events is constructed "from the inside out" through the individual's own thinking and processing' (p.
This review of Ibero-American literature related to FAP allows one to see how the work in Ibero America has developed mainly in the presentation of FAP as a behavioral therapy framed within the third-generation therapies (Hayes, 2004) that are characterized by a functional contextualist perspective.
As I have argued elsewhere, (120) the correct paradigm for conceptualizing human development is an ecological and contextualist one in line with the theory of Vygotsky, Bandura, and Bronfenbrenner: children develop in a particular context, and they are influenced by the tools their environment offers.
Under the influence of contextualist approaches and in order to account for the difficulties actual readers have in entering the authorial audience, many rhetorical critics have investigated how flesh-and-blood readers' different experiences, knowledge, and sociohistorical positioning lead to divergent readings.
This is because the dynamic view contains a contextualist element that relativizes ought-statements to a certain time, which might be different from the time of the action.