By Steven D. Hales

A spouse to Relativism offers unique contributions from best students that tackle the most recent considering at the position of relativism within the philosophy of language, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of technological know-how, good judgment, and metaphysics.

  • Features unique contributions from some of the prime figures engaged on quite a few facets of relativism
  • Presents a considerable, huge diversity of present puzzling over relativism
  • Addresses relativism from the various significant subfields of philosophy, together with philosophy of language, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of technological know-how, common sense, and metaphysics

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