By Steven D. Hales
- Features unique contributions from a few of the prime figures engaged on quite a few facets of relativism
- Presents a considerable, extensive diversity of present puzzling over relativism
- Addresses relativism from a number of the significant subfields of philosophy, together with philosophy of language, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of technology, common sense, and metaphysics
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