Pertaining to voluntary activity; supporting or promoting voluntarism.(adjective)
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Use "voluntaristic" in a sentence
"And while voluntaristic gestures at the individual level do no harm (and maybe, who knows, some tiny good), I actually believe that it does harm when people claim, in public, that we could solve this problem if we just each “did our part to conserve.”"
"And Joyce's novel is perhaps an argument about reconfiguring the idea of family away from blood and legal status (marriage, paternity) and towards a voluntaristic idea of affinity."
"Three common themes in the work of Foucault and Derrida exemplify their antifoundationalist stance: (1) they reject a voluntaristic understanding of agency, in which individuals are responsible for their destiny; (2) they conceive of the productive nature of power; and (3) they demand reflection on the specific terms chosen (such as names, identities or nations) as the basis for political action."