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Universality (from Latin universus , "total" and late Latin universalitas , "totality") denotes spatial and temporal immutability, as well as the generalizability and the comprehensive character of knowledge, education and scientific statements.

The term universality has different meanings in different sciences and areas :

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b c Knowledge Center: Universality in the Bertelsmann Lexikothek Online (Large Foreign Dictionary) , accessed on April 25, 2009.
  2. Peter Dudy: Human rights between universality and particularity. An interdisciplinary study on the idea of ​​world domestic politics (= Politica 1 series ). LIT Verlag, Berlin et al. 2002, ISBN 3-8258-5972-X .
  3. ^ Jan Kropholler : International Private Law. Including the basic concepts of international civil procedural law. 6th revised edition. Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2006, ISBN 3-16-148923-3 , p. 156.