PLURALISM

1. the idea that any being has multiple facets and that it might have many causes and connotations. 2. with regard to philosophy, the principle positing that ultimate reality is composed of more than one compound or basic type of being. 3. with regard to sociology, the presence in a society of individuals having various ethnic origins, religions, and cultural roots.

PLURALISM: "Pluralism is common in the United States, which is known as a vast melting pot of various cultures and religious practices."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PLURALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pluralism/ (accessed February 19, 2020).
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