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- (philosophy) Any of a group of doctrines that stress the importance of context
2008 March 21, Brendan Larvor, “What can the Philosophy of Mathematics Learn from the History of Mathematics?”, Erkenntnis, volume 68, number 3, DOI:10.1007/s10670-008-9107-0:
- If contextualism is true, then change ramifies through all the contextual connections.
- Adjectives often applied to "contextualism": developmental, scientific, epistemic, epistemological, linguistic, semantic, methodological, historical, functional, descriptive, radical, moderate.