Fear of knowledge, against relativism and constructivism – by Paul Artin Boghossian

Dialectica 63 (3):357-360 (2009)
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My review of Boghossian's book, Fear of Knowledge, is generally sympathetic toward his rejection of epistemic relativism and turns toward an examination of "constructivist" themes in light of an anti-nominalist perspective. In general terms, this is a fine little book, tightly argued, and well worth considerable attention--especially from the friends of relativism and those supporting versions of constructivism. (Constructivism + radical nominalism = relativism.).



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H. G. Callaway
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