- the position that in a particular domain of thought, all statements in that domain are either absolutely true or absolutely false: none is true for some cultures or eras while false for other cultures or eras. These statements are called absolute truths. A common reaction by those who newly criticize absolutism is the absolute truth statement: Absolute truths do not exist.• Enlightened absolutism - a term used to describe the actions of absolute rulers who were influenced by the Enlightenment (18th-century and early 19th-century Europe).• Moral absolutism - the position that there are absolute standards against which moral questions can be judged, and that certain actions are right or wrong, regardless of the context of the act.• Political absolutism - a political theory which argues that one person should hold all power.
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