When truth gives out / by Mark Richard.

In this accessible book, Mark Richard argues that the performative and expressive can trump the semantic, making truth the wrong dimension for evaluating a sentence. He explains what it is for truth to be relative, rebuts objections to relativism, assesses objections to expressivism, and gives a nov...

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Main Author: Richard, Mark.
Corporate Author: Oxford University Press.
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Summary:In this accessible book, Mark Richard argues that the performative and expressive can trump the semantic, making truth the wrong dimension for evaluating a sentence. He explains what it is for truth to be relative, rebuts objections to relativism, assesses objections to expressivism, and gives a novel account of matters of taste.
Physical Description:1 online resource (184 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780199239955
0199239959
9780191553707
0191553700
9780191716881
019171688X