[From Latin conservare: to keep or preserve.]

  1. (approach) Any approach to philosophy or a related discipline that seeks to preserve established practices or that resists change (e.g. classicism in aesthetics).

  2. (politics) A political approach or movement that preserves existing institutions or that opposes changes to the established order of society (in opposition to liberalism or progressivism).

The Ism Book by Peter Saint-Andre

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