Wang Chong, truth, and quasi-pluralism

Comparative Philosophy 6 (1):129-148 (2015)
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In (2011) McLeod suggested that the first century Chinese philosopher Wang Chong 王充 may have been a pluralist about truth. In this reply I contest McLeod's interpretation of Wang Chong, and suggest "quasi-pluralism" (albeit more as an alternative to pluralism than as an interpretation of Wang Chong), which combines primitivism about the concept of truth with pluralism about justification.

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Lajos L. Brons
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The Primitivist Theory of Truth.Jamin Asay - 2013 - New York: Cambridge University Press.
The Deflationary Conception of Truth.Hartry Field - 1986 - In G. MacDonald & C. Wright (eds.), Fact, Science and Morality. Blackwell. pp. 55-117.
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