- (philosophy) An ideology of limitless alternatives, and/or the practice of relating every logical alternative to a larger truth.
- (theology) The belief that absolute truth must explain every legitimate alternative.
While this may seem like a protologism the word Alternativism has been implied, if not used, for decades now. The term itself is merely a canopy word meant to cover the variety of applications for different Alternatives. Its most common usage or acceptance is in the context of specific alternative practices. An early endorsement of the term arose from analyzing alternative medicine movements.