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Fear of knowledge : against relativism and constructivism

Author: Paul Artin Boghossian
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul Boghossian sweeps away relativist claims that there is no such thing as objective truth or knowledge, but only truth or knowledge from a particular perspective. He shows that philosophy provides rock-solid support for common sense against the relativists, and will prove provocative reading throughout the discipline and beyond.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Artin Boghossian
ISBN: 9780199287185 019928718X
OCLC Number: 638330092
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 139 pages)
Responsibility: Paul A. Boghossian.

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Paul Boghossian sweeps away relativist claims that there is no such thing as objective truth or knowledge, but only truth or knowledge from a particular perspective. He shows that philosophy provides rock-solid support for common sense against the relativists, and will prove provocative reading throughout the discipline and beyond.

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