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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHLC13H3
Professor
Lynda Lange
Semester
Winter

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NORMATIVE DUALISM Normative dualism is found in philosophies that may be strikingly different from each other. However, it shows an analogous logical structure within different philosophies. See list below of several features of normative dualism. 1. The terms require each other for their meaning. They can only be understood by contrast with each other. 2. One term is the superior of the other, in a variety of senses. 3. The terms are asymmetrical, even though they are frequently claimed to be merely descriptive of differences. Note that, while the superior term usually implies a norm or standard, the inferior term may appear to be merely descriptive. 4. The related terms establish norms or ideals for those associated with the superior term -- something they will be willing to take credit for being, or attaining. 5. These related terms can be used by those associated with the superior term to establish their distinct identity, in contrast with “the others”. 6. Normative dualities can be, and have been, used to justify hierarchy and dominati
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