Sentences with 'universalist'

Example sentences and phrases with the word universalist and other words derived from it.

« The invaded countries turned the French democratic principle of self-determination into a sacred right to defend their own national identities, shaped by their own particular histories, against the universalist pretensions of the French. »
« A group of British Marxist scholars, many of whom were immigrants or the children of immigrants, described this phenomenon as "empire strikes back": having taken over most of the world's territory by force, Europeans were left with a legacy of racial and cultural diversity that many of them did not want. In turn, the universalist aspirations of "Western Civilisation" were challenged as never before. » - 1998 - 2022