Fear of Knowledge: Against Relativism and Constructivism

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Relativist and constructivist conceptions of truth and knowledge have become orthodoxy in vast stretches of the academic world in recent times. In his long-awaited first book, Paul Boghossian critically examines such views and exposes their fundamental flaws. Boghossian focuses on three different ways of reading the claim that knowledge is socially constructed--one as a thesis about truth and two about justification. And he rejects all three. The intuitive, common-sense view is that there is a way the world is that is ...

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Fear of Knowledge: Against Relativism and Constructivism
2007, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199230419

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Fear of Knowledge: Against Relativism and Constructivism
2006, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199287185

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