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<b>Epistemic Relativism Defended</b>

Paul A. Boghossian

in Fear of Knowledge

Published in print February 2006 | ISBN: 9780199287185
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191713569 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287185.003.0005
 						Epistemic Relativism Defended

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This chapter gives a sympathetic account of how one might be drawn to a constructivist and hence relativist view of justification, according to which different communities might legitimately disagree about what justificatory force to assign to any particular item of evidence.

Keywords: epistemic relativism; Rorty; justification; circular argument

Chapter.  6945 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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