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Relativism and reality [electronic resource] : a contemporary introduction / Robert Kirk.

Author/Creator:
Kirk, Robert, 1933-
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (205 p.)
Subjects:
Realism.
Relativity.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Our thoughts about the world are clearly influenced by such things as point of view, temperament, past experience and culture. However, some thinkers go much further and argue that everything that exists depends on us, arguing that 'even reality is relative'. Can we accept such a claim in the face of events such as floods and other natural disasters or events seemingly beyond our control? 'Realists' argue that reality is independent of out thinking. 'Relativists' disagree, arguing that what there is depends on our point of view. Which is right?Robert Kirk provides a crystal clear account o
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-187) and index.
ISBN:
1-280-33473-8
1-134-61989-8
0-203-00379-9
OCLC:
475873860
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