RADICALISM

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Any stated position addressing the basics of an idea or issue. For example, a radical criticism goes immediately to the fundamental aspect of the one being criticized. A radical theory challenges the fundamental assumptions on which opposition has based their argument. 2. A position that calls for fundamental change as a remedy to a societal or political problem.

RADICALISM: "Radicalism was rife in the United States in the 60's and 70's."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RADICALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/radicalism/ (accessed June 25, 2022).

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