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A Companion to Relativism
     

A Companion to Relativism

by Steven D. Hales
 

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A Companion to Relativism presents original contributions from leading scholars that address the latest thinking on the role of relativism in the philosophy of language, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of science, logic, and metaphysics.
  • Features original contributions from many of the leading figures working on various aspects of relativism

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A Companion to Relativism presents original contributions from leading scholars that address the latest thinking on the role of relativism in the philosophy of language, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of science, logic, and metaphysics.

  • Features original contributions from many of the leading figures working on various aspects of relativism
  • Presents a substantial, broad range of current thinking about relativism
  • Addresses relativism from many of the major subfields of philosophy, including philosophy of language, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of science, logic, and metaphysics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444392487
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/21/2011
Series:
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
648
File size:
1 MB

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"A survey of relativist ideas in all areas of philosophy, by an impressive line-up of contributors well-versed in the debates behind their current revival."
François Recanati, Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris

"Himself a substantial contributor to the area, Steve Hales has now put together an excellent companion for those who wish to enter it. The topography is highly varied, and this resource maps it all with high definition."
Ernest Sosa, Rutgers University

Meet the Author

Steven D. Hales is Professor of Philosophy at Bloomsburg University, Pennsylvania. He is the author of Relativism and the Foundations of Philosophy (2006) and the co-author of Nietzsche’s Perspectivism (2000). He was recently Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, School for Advanced Study, University of London, and is the author of numerous articles on relativism in journals such as Mind, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, and Synthese.

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