The possibility of relative truth

The possibility of relative truth

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This book is an investigation of the possibility of articulating a coherent thesis of truth relativism within first, a host correspondence theory of truth and second, a host coherence theory of truth. The type of relativism addressed in the book is what is sometimes called 'framework relativism' - that where truth is relativised to a framework of belief or conceptual scheme. A further restraint is that a global relativistic thesis is sought - one which is relativistic about all truths. The book does not set itself the task of defending relativism but just that of seeking a coherent articulation of it.The specification of the concept of relative truth (in CRCT) could be seen as giving the essence of relative ... For this aquot;essence of relative truthaquot; construal of CRCT to succeed, one would have to be deeming key notions in the essenceanbsp;...

Title:The possibility of relative truth
Author:Peter Davson-Galle
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing - 1998-03-16


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